05. September 2018 - 9:00 till 17:00
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Tour of the Ismaili Centre Burnaby (ICB) BC on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 | Ismaili Centre Burnaby (ICB) | Wednesday, 05. September 2018

The ****'a Ismaili Centre in Burnaby (ICB) designed by Bruno Freschi, is a synthesis of traditional Islamic architectural principles and modern construction techniques. From reports of people who have visited the Centre, we can assure you a most memorable day. The Centre, inaugurated in 1985, is one of BC’s best kept architectural secrets.
Join Zahir Dossa and Naz Rayani C.M., Ph.C., LLD, and the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society CSRS (Uvic) for a  tour The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre Burnaby (ICB)
Please pass on the invite to your families & friends
If the bus is full, Please register on the "WAITLIST"
Meet at 8:15 - 8.30a.m.  At Swartz Bay Terminal to depart as foot passengers on the 9 a.m. to Tsawwassen.
Please dress casual and comfortable for the weather.
8:30ish a.m. Park at Swartz Bay Terminal and purchase a walk-on passenger pass and meet our group at the entrance of the foot passenger lounge. We will conduct a final count, and distribute name badges before we board the ferry. At the end of the crossing, disembark as foot passengers at Tsawwassen terminal and meet at the exit.
10.45 a.m. at Tsawwassen  where we will board our bus provided by  The Ismaili Council of BC, which will take us to The Ismaili Centre Burnaby 4010 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC
If you are joining us at the Ismaili Centre Burnaby (ICB) (4010 Canada Way, Burnaby),  please meet us in the courtyard at 11.30am, wait for our bus to arrive and join our group.  
11:30 a.m.  We are welcomed at the Centre's Courtyard Garden by a "Volunteer tour guide    Aly Sunderji."
12.00-12.45 Tour the administration level & the Council Chambers   
12:45-2.20 p.m. Lunch will be provided (Victoria Heart Pharmacy IDA ) Topics will include a presentation covering: The Centre for Studies in Religion & Society (CSRS) & Distinguished Lectures series in Islam at UVic
Mithila Makhijani (Corporate Engagement Associate) will speak on The World Partnership Walk in Victoria & The Agakhan Foundation, Canada
Key note speaker :
Dr Omar Kassam DDS (Volunteer) who is a Rumi & Islamic Scholar will speak on his PASSION and an overview of the Ismaili Muslim Community in Canada.
2.00-2.20 Tour the Social Hall
2.25-3.00 p.m. Visit to the Loggia and The Prayer Hall (the highlight of the TOUR)At 3.15pm we depart for Tsawwassen for the 5 pm ferry to Swartz Bay.
Bus transportation from Tsawassen to Burnaby & back is provided by the Ismaili Council of BC.
If possible Please watch the following Videos before joining the tour, it will help put the concepts into perspective. 
The following is a recent interview with the Aga Khan and Peter Mansbridge:

Highlights from the past 30 years of the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver, featuring video footage of Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney at the Opening Ceremony of the Centre on 23rd of August 1985:

His Highness' recent speech to the Canadian Parliament.