Mission Statement

The Islamic Association of Nova Scotia (IANS), Canada is a registered, non-profit, volunteer organization that provides support and services to the Muslim community of Nova Scotia for its religious and social needs. The Association administers the masajid (mosques) in Dartmouth, Pictou County and Truro, Nova Scotia and maintains the Muslim cemetery in Truro.

Latest News

Ramadan Announcement

April 23, 2021

Assalamo alaikum. Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the province has issued new restrictions. As of 08:00AM Friday 23, April 2021, the Halifax region is in full lock down. Therefore, the Dartmouth Mosque will be closed under further notice. There will be no salat, juma or taraweeh prayers. The complimentary community iftar that was planned for Saturday 24, April has to be cancelled as well.

These restrictions are in place till 20, May 2021 and will affect Eid prayers. However, the situation may change over time. The Islamic Association will keep everyone updated.

We pray to Allah subhanawata’la to keep us all safe and healthy. We hope that everyone will continue to enjoy the blessings of Ramadan.

Please make dua for everyone. Jazak Allah Khair.
Islamic Association of Nova Scotia

Build Antigonish Mosque

January 8, 2021

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said “Whoever builds a mosque, desiring thereby Allah’s pleasure, Allah builds for him the like of it in paradise.” [Bukhari]

We ask our brothers and sisters to support and make a contribution towards the establishment of the new Islamic Centre in Antigonish that will be a landmark for faith practice, enlightenment, education, and moral guidance.

Please donate here:

Become an IANS Member!

Wednesday January 22, 2020

Membership in the Islamic Association of Nova Scotia is open to any Muslim residing in Nova Scotia. The Islamic Association relies on the annual membership fee and donations to help provide services. These include operations and maintenance of the masajid in Dartmouth (including imam’s salary), Truro and Pictou County. It also arranges Eid prayers, provides kitchen/dining hall facility for functions, arranges funeral services and maintains the cemetery in Truro.

To join the Islamic Association of Nova Scotia, please download the application form. Kindly complete the form and send it to the Islamic Association with the fee and any donations. Thank you.

Monthly Potlucks

First Saturday of every month.

Please join us for the monthly potluck, held at the Dartmouth Mosque - 42 Leaman Drive.

The potluck begins after Maghrib prayers.

iqama 15 min after Suhoor time ends
iqama 1:45
iqama 6:15
iqama Sunset
iqama 9:30
Juma 1:30pm

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