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

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.

Important Public Health Guidance at Dartmouth Mosque

The Dartmouth masjid is now open for five daily salat. As per Public Health guidelines for religious organizations, a maximum of 50 people are allowed to gather at any one time.  This will be on first come basis.

Physical distancing and face masks remain mandatory while in the masjid.

The community members will be kept updated of the gathering limits if they change.

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 6:30
iqama 1:45
iqama 5:00
iqama Sunset
iqama 8:00
Juma 1:30pm

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