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.

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General Body Meeting and Elections 2021

November 14, 2021

Dear Brothers/Sisters,

Assalamo alaikum. This message is for members of the Islamic Association of Nova Scotia. Due to the rapidly deteriorating pandemic situation in the province, Public Health today announced a series of significant restrictions on gatherings. Everyone’s safety is very important.

Therefore, the General Body Meeting and Elections of the Islamic Association of Nova Scotia planned for Sunday 26, December 2021 is being postponed until further notice. Announcement about the new date will be made in due course. Jazak Allah Khair.

The Islamic Association of Nova Scotia (IANS) will be holding the Annual General Body Meeting and Elections on a date to be determined after zuhar prayers in Dartmouth masjid. Only registered members in good standing are eligible for participation, nominating and voting. The members can either email or hand over the nomination list to any of the IANS executive committee members or to the Election Officer.

TIME: 1:30 pm after zuhar prayers
PLACE: Dartmouth Masjid, 42 Leaman Drive

  1. Introduction & Welcome
  2. Approval of minutes of the General Body Meeting of 2020
  3. Presidentís Report
  4. Treasurerís Report/Financial Statement
  5. Elections of new Executive Committee
  6. Other/New business
The following positions are up for election:

Nominations for election can be sent to the Election Officer as follows: Name: Br. Bakht Z. Khan Email: bakhtz@hotmail.com Phone: (902) 210-6566 The last date for receiving nomination is 17, December 2021.

Quran Tafseer & Classes for Kids Resuming

October 01, 2021

Quran classes for children age 6 and above have started. Classes are Monday to Thursday (4 days)

Every Friday after Salatul Isha we have Quran Tafseer Halaqah for both Men and Women.

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 6:30
iqama 1:00
iqama 3:30
iqama Sunset
iqama 8:00
Juma 1:30pm

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