The Institute was established in 1996 to strengthen access to Islamic education, promote scholarly research, facilitate community outreach and interaction with other religious organizations and community groups, consolidate the social fabric of the community, and sustain Islamic work by encouraging and building endowments. IIT's mission is to nurture and establish Islam as a living reality in the lives of Muslims and to enhance the Islamic identity in the society at large. IIT's mission calls for a commitment based on a sincere desire to see positive change in the world around us. The IIT will work with various organizations and groups, Muslim or not to promote tolerance, mutual understanding, social justice, civic responsibility and god-consciousness through the platform of education. IIT's curriculum includes Islamic faith and jurisprudence, fiqh, Qur'anic studies, Islamic history, and Arabic language.
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Winter 2018 Open House

Meet our scholars and get a sneak peek into some of our courses! Win great prizes like FREE course registrations, FREE books and FREE restaurant coupons from the Burger Factory in Ajax!

1/13/2018 6:00:00 PM -05:00

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2017 Winter Dinner

December 25th at 5:00PM Venue: Scarborough Convention Centre (same location as last year) Ticket Prices: Adult: $35 Child (5-12): $20 Under 5: Free Keynote Speaker: Yasmin Mogahed

12/25/2017 5:00:00 PM -05:00

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In the Footsteps of the Beloved

“ Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah” A Weekend of Remembrance and Reflection

12/9/2017 6:00:00 PM -05:00

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Islamic History Month

Islamic History Month Canada (IHMC) in October aims to celebrate, inform, educate, and share with fellow Canadians the rich Muslim heritage and contributions to society.

10/28/2017 12:00:00 AM -04:00

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Islam in the Caribbean

10/7/2017 6:00:00 PM -04:00

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Councillor Neethan Shan's Reception for Islamic Heritage Month

To kick off Islamic Heritage Month festivities, please join Councillor Neethan Shan in Ward 42 for our opening reception on October 5th, from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm at the Malvern Community Recreation Centre! Councillor Shan has partnered with Muslim organizations in the community, who will be hosting events throughout October in the Ward to celebrate and reflect on our shared Islamic heritage as well as the role that Islam plays in shaping the contributions of Toronto's Muslims. The Islamic Heritage Month Act, 2016 was introduced as 'Bill 23' in the Ontario Legislature to celebrate the vital contributions that Muslims have made in Ontario as part of the vibrant social, economic, political and cultural fabric of the province. We have a fantastic lineup planned for the night, with representatives from the following partner organizations amongst others; introducing the diverse roster of activities slated to be held as part of Councillor Shan's Islamic Heritage Month initiative: 1. The Islamic Institute of Toronto (IIT) 2. The Islamic Foundation of Toronto (IFT) 3. The Muslim Welfare Centre (MWC) 4. Islamic Soccer League (ISL) 5. Tamil Nadu Multicultural Association of Canada (TNMAC) 6. DawaNet 7. The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) Please join us as we celebrate and recognize the contributions of Canadian Muslims in our community in areas ranging from the sciences, arts, community leadership, and education. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to partner with us for an event, or if you would like further information, contact: councillor_shan@toronto.ca (416) 392- 4078

10/5/2017 6:30:00 PM -04:00

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The Art of Reciting the Qur'an

Qari Imran Khan is a motivational speaker and International reciter of the Glorious Qur'an who has Ijaza from various Qurra and Shuyookh around the world. Along with his personal study, he had the opportunity to study Islam in-depth with Dr. Jamal Badawi that made him into a seasoned speaker for the youth and the community. He has been conducting his Tajweed and Qira'ah workshops for more than 20 years and has completed more than 100 workshops Worldwide . He also conducts interactive community lectures on Islam and Qur'anic Arabic which have been delivered around the world. Currently, Qari Imran is based in Jeddah, KSA and works as an Education Consultant and counselor.

8/24/2017 8:00:00 PM -04:00

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Round table - Faith, Culture, Identity

Join us for an interesting discussion live and online with two most respected academics Dr. Katherine Bullock and Imam Yasin Dwyer as they explore the intersections of faith, culture and identity. Limited seats available!

8/2/2017 6:00:00 PM -04:00

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Eid Carnival & Family BBQ

Join us for a day filled with fun and community spirit. Activities will include a delicious BBQ, bouncy castles, rides, henna, face painting, basketball, soccer, women's badminton and much more! If you are interested in volunteering at the event, kindly fil out this form: bit.ly/eidiit Cost: There is a $5 charge for kid rides (unlimited access to inflated rides like bouncing castles, obstacle course, big slide and more). Food will also be sold separately for varying prices.

7/9/2017 11:00:00 AM -04:00

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Ramadan Lecture Series | Sh. Abdullah Hakim Quick

Redefining Victory, Defeat & Success | Sh. Abdullah Hakim Quick Followed by Community Iftar

6/17/2017 8:00:00 PM -04:00

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Ramadan Lecture Series | Sh. Musleh Khan

From the Depths of Despair: Du'as from the Qur'an | Sh. Musleh Khan Followed by Community Iftar

6/10/2017 8:00:00 PM -04:00

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Youth Hangout Part I with Sh. Musleh Khan

Join us for a fun and interactive hangout with Sheikh Musleh Khan The event will feature a short talk on steps we can take to transform our lives for the better. This will be followed by an anonymous Q&A session on challenges and opportunities facing youth in the west. Your anonymous questions can be submitted at: bit.ly/youthhangout Speaker Bio: Sheikh Musleh Khan is a Lecturer and Youth Counselor at IIT, and also serves as Chaplain of the Toronto Police Service, 32 Division. In 2002 Sheikh Musleh was accepted at the Islamic University of Madinah where he completed a diploma in Arabic followed by a BA in Islamic Law from the faculty of Da'wah and Usool al-deen. He has been very active in the Toronto vicinity for more than 10 years, having conducted khutbahs, classes, lectures and conferences, as well as various Islamic Intensive programs in the United States. Sheikh Musleh enjoys long-distance running and basketball. The Youth Hangout is brought to you by the IIT Youth Council, in collaboration with the Muslim Chaplaincy at U of T Scarborough. Link for Youth Hangout- Part II: http://bit.ly/2qBmyII

6/10/2017 6:15:00 PM -04:00

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Ramadan Lecture Series | Sh. Ahmad Kutty

A Story for all times - the enduring lessons of Surah Yusufr | Sh. Ahmad Kutty Followed by Community Iftar

6/3/2017 8:00:00 PM -04:00

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Documentary and Presentation

February is Black History Month - join us as we explore the history, struggle and achievements of African American Muslims through a presentation by Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick and screening of the documentary African Americans and Islam.

2/4/2017 7:00:00 PM -05:00

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Annual Winter Dinner

The IIT Annual Winter Dinner is an excellent time to get together with friends and family to celebrate the achievements and thank Allah for His graciousness as we complete andother year. Tickets are $35.00/adult and $20.00 for children 5-12. Chilcren under 5 Free - lecture, presentation, entertainment and great dining! Speakers: Shaikh Musleh Khan and Guest lecturer TBA Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/winter-dinner-tickets-29720874937

12/26/2016 5:00:00 PM -05:00

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Morocco: The Exhibition

Join us for an amazing exhibition and presentation on the history and places of Morocco - with Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick. Learn about major personalities like Ibn Batuta and al-Idrissi and sample some authentic Moroccan delicacies! Free Admission! Exhibits available for viewing Thursday to Saturday evening. Presentation and refreshments on Saturday, October 29 at 7:00 pm.

10/29/2016 7:00:00 PM -04:00

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Islamic History Month - Turkey and the Ottoman Empire.

Join us on Friday, October 15 for a presentation and exhibit on Turkey and the Ottoman Empire. The event will be followed with a taste of Turkish finger foods. Program partners include the Turkish Consulate, Diyanet Canada, Canada Youth and Education Foundation-KAGEV-KAYEF, Anatolia Islamic Centre and Pasha Restaurant. Program will continue on Saturday, October 15 at 8:00 pm. with exhibit and documentary on the Ottoman Empire.

10/14/2016 6:00:00 PM -04:00

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Saturday Iftar and Lecture Program

Join us this Saturday for the second week of our Ramadan Lecture and Iftar Program, with Shaikh Ahmad Kutty. Lecture Topic: Qur'anic Themes and Lessons. For last week's video lecture, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7WO9C9ouTU For the audio Podcast, see iit.podbean.com

6/18/2016 8:00:00 PM -04:00

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Family Day with New Syrian-Canadians

Join us on Monday, February 15 with some of our new families at IIT! IIT will be hosting a number of Syrian families from Salaatul Dhuhr to Salaatul Maghrib. We are inviting families to join us. This is a social event - activities for younger children, including games. New Syrian Canadians will receive info on the nuances of living and working in Canada and other support services. While no tickets will be sold, we are asking for donations to offset the cost of the event. Refreshments and food will be served throughout the day. Interested in helping? Attend a volunteer meeting on Friday, February 12 at 7:00 pm at IIT.

2/15/2016 6:00:00 PM +00:00

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Information Session - Syrian Refugee Support

The Islamic Institute of Toronto is working with organisations like Lifeline Syria and Bridges of Mercy to leverage additional resources to minimise the challenges associated with refugee resettlement. To learn more about our effort and how you can play a part in this humanitarian endeavour, please invite your friends and families to the information session at IIT on Sunday November 29 at 1 pm, Insha Allah. VOLUNTEER SIGN UP FORM http://goo.gl/forms/OiJMz0OoOC

11/29/2015 1:00:00 PM -05:00

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