September 15, 2014 – The newest member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is opening its doors to the public on Thursday, September 18. The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto is dedicated to presenting the artistic, intellectual and scientific contributions that Muslim civilisations have made to world heritage.
February 28, 2014 – His Highness the Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced a joint initiative that will see $100 million invested to improve the quality of life for more than a million people living in Asia and Africa.
February 27, 2014 – Today, His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, signed a signed a Protocol of Understanding with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, solidifying the important partnership that Canada has developed with the Aga Khan and his institutions over many years.
February 7, 2014 – The Prime Minister’s Officer issued a press release today to announce His Highness the Aga Khan’s official visit to Canada at the end of February, which will include an historic address to Parliament.
April 18, 2013 – Afghan women are one step closer to safer childbirth. A foundation-laying ceremony on April 18 marked the beginning of construction of the new Bamyan Provincial Hospital in central Afghanistan – a much-needed facility in one of the most dangerous places in the world to become a mother.
February 26, 2013 – Through a unique partnership between the University of Central Asia and Carleton University’s Centre for Trade Policy and Law, Canadian trade experts are sharing their skills in Central Asia to help an emerging class of civil servants strengthen ties.
February 3, 2013 – The team that designed the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building in Ottawa has received the prestigious Governor General’s Medal in Architecture 2012, recognizing outstanding achievement in projects by Canadian architects.
January 19, 2012 – In northern Pakistan, young people have very limited access to market-relevant skills training and enterprise development services, leading to a mismatch in the market and higher levels of unemployment and underemployment.