Meet Maha, the Woman That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

Meet Maha, the Woman That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

by Rana El Hawary

  Whether you left Egypt to study for college, work, live, or basically any other possible reason, one thing is for sure; you’ll feel homesick, especially for mama’s cooking. Canada’s Maha’s Kitchen found a solution for this.     “My children, Monika and Mark, were completing their university degrees in Canada, when I told them […]

This Canadian Brand Just Encouraged Diversity in the Coolest Way

This Canadian Brand Just Encouraged Diversity in the Coolest Way

  Amidst world politics that made millions feel worthless, homeless and hopeless, Canada takes it one step further with diversity. The Molson Coors Brewing Company is a multinational brewing company, formed in 2005, and it is the world’s seventh largest brewer by volume. The company just moved people to tears with their latest ad, showing us […]

Canadian Swimmer to Swim the Gulf of Aqaba for the First Time

Canadian Swimmer to Swim the Gulf of Aqaba for the First Time

  In an effort to spread a message to the world, a very big message, one that says Sinai (and the area around it) is a safe destination for visitors, Canadian swimmer Norman Piche plans to swim from Egypt to Jordan for the very first time.     Piche will cross the Gulf of Aqaba […]

5 Successful Egyptians in Canada We Should All Be Proud Of

5 Successful Egyptians in Canada We Should All Be Proud Of

by Lamia Abozaid

There isn’t a place around the world where Egyptians aren’t making a difference and inspiring people every day. Egyptian minds are great once they’re let loose. Here are some Egyptians in Canada who we should all be proud of – they have gone above and beyond to reach where they are today.     Hoda AlMaraghy […]

‘Deen Squad’ Has Your Hip Hop Ramadan Soundtrack Literally Covered

‘Deen Squad’ Has Your Hip Hop Ramadan Soundtrack Literally Covered

Islam and hip-hop join forces in the most halal dynamic duo the musical world has ever seen, Deen Squad. Ottawa college buddies, Jae Deen and Karter Zaher joined forces in 2015 to breath life in their musical career and create Deen Squad.   By re-writing mainstream hip-hop and rap songs to a more Muslim tune, Deen Squad has made […]

Ramadan Tent Project Restores Our Faith in Religious Tolerance in the West

Ramadan Tent Project Restores Our Faith in Religious Tolerance in the West

Dreaming about 🍛🍲🍗 photo by: @rooful A photo posted by Ramadan Tent Project (@ramadantentproject) on Jun 9, 2016 at 3:05pm PDT   Aside from the patience and spiritual strength that is required to complete the month of Ramadan, it takes an extra dose of composure and compassion when helping uninformed Westerners understand the meaning of […]

This Video of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Having Iftar Will Give You All the Feels

This Video of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Having Iftar Will Give You All the Feels

  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posted a video on his Facebook page yesterday that has us all going, awwwwww! In a world of us-vs-them and fear mongering, it’s so relieving and heart-warming to see world leaders celebrating our shared humanity instead of our differences.   “It was a pleasure to celebrate Iftar and break the […]

Is Toronto’s Proposed Ban on Shisha Racist?

Is Toronto’s Proposed Ban on Shisha Racist?

By Mahmoud Aziz

  Toronto is considering the idea of banning shisha, intending to lead a crackdown on hookah smoking establishments. So beware: If you are a hookah-smoking caterpillar, you might want to change your destination, because you won’t find a place to chill out and reminisce over good memories back home as you take a nice flavorful drag. Toronto’s […]

How I Managed to Keep My Egyptian Arabic Accent in Canada

How I Managed to Keep My Egyptian Arabic Accent in Canada

By Alia Youssef

A childhood in Canada, 10 years in the UAE and moving back to Canada again has certainly 3awag lisani (made me develop a twang) quite a bit, but nevertheless I finally managed to speak Egyptian Arabic just as well as my family back home to the point where they question whether or not I actually am in Canada. […]

7 Things I’ve Learned as an Arab Living in Canada

7 Things I’ve Learned as an Arab Living in Canada

By Farah Ahmed

Living abroad has it’s ups and downs, advantages and disadvantages, but sure is a hell of an experience. And whether you’re happy about it or not, there’s a lot to experience and a whole lot to learn. From my pyramid to yours, here’s what I’ve learnt as an Egyptian living in Canada   1. You […]