It’s Friday Morning, Day 19 of Ramadan 2016 and I’ve arrived by bus in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I intend to attend Jumah Prayers in the City’s oldest masjid shortly.

Before Jumah, Evakatrina and I met inside the Main Branch of the Public Library, a short walk from the bus terminal.

We’ve been following each other on Twitter for years, yet this is only the second time we’ve met in person.


We recorded this 12 minute podcast where Evakatrina shares with us her experience of Being a Muslim in Saskatoon.

InshAllah, you enjoy our chat.

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( InshAllah, I’ll be updating numerous recent days’ posts, like this one here, that have only embedded tweets, with full stories and reports as soon as I find good wifi! InshAllah.)

Hena Khan, whom we met in Winnipeg on Day 14 of 30 Masjids CANADA, was interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC Radio One’s The Current.

The CBC interview is a good bookend to our Day 14 story.

Worth a listen…

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For Day 16 of Ramadan 2016, a video tour in and around Winnipeg’s Grand Mosque, One of two under stewardship by The Manitoba Islamic Assocation, at 2445 Waverley Street.

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02 - Manitoba Islamic Association - Benefit Iftar supporting Coalition for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women - Winnipeg Grand Mosque - Sunday June 19 2016

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10 - It's Ramadan Curious George - Hena Khan - Manitoba Islamic Association - 2445 Waverley Rd - Winnipeg

“We need more Muslim writers; we need more Muslims to tell our stories, so that other people can learn about who we are.”

Hena Khan

Hena Khan, Children’s Author, held her first-ever Canadian meet & greet at Manitoba Islamic Association‘s Winnipeg Grand Mosque on Sunday afternoon, Day 14 of Ramadan 2016, to celebrate her latest book, It’s Ramadan, Curious George.

Winnipeg, so far, is her only Canadian stop celebrating her new book.

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