Halal Foods in Canada

Thanks to our previous installments, we now know that meats must be slaughtered in a specific manner to be permissible in Islam (to be Halal), and that pork and alcohol products are always forbidden. However, did you know that these Halal & Haram rules apply to the entire food industry? Because Canada is a predominantly …… [Read More]

What is Halal Meat?

Not too long ago, we introduced to you Halal. Today, let’s go into greater detail about halal meat. While pork is strictly off-limits, did you know the method of slaughtering the animal can make your beef, chicken or even lamb haram (forbidden)? That’s right! In Islam, meat is only considered halal if it is slaughtered …… [Read More]

What is Halal?

One of the most commonly used terms in Islam, Halal is an important reference for millions of Muslims around the world. You might have heard Muslim friends use the term – or you might even be Muslim yourself but unsure what it means. So, what exactly is Halal? To the surprise of many, Halal does …… [Read More]

Best Halal Restaurants In Toronto

We have gathered a list of best Halal restaurants in Toronto for year 2014. These restaurants has been visited by our staff and was viewed the most in our website. Some locations are outside of Toronto. Affy’s Premium Grill Type of food: Italian Region: Mississauga Service: Friendly staff Parking: Free parking Paramount Fine Foods Type of food: Middle Eastern …… [Read More]

Canada: Muslims cracking down on fake Halal food

Canada’s growing  Halal food industry has made it an attractive target for fraud – something that leaders in Canada’s Muslim community hope to end. “Halal is really important to uphold a Muslim’s spirituality, the acceptance of our worship in the eyes of God is dependent on it, that we’re only consuming Halal,” says Omar Subedar, …… [Read More]

Indonesian designers defy stereotypes of Muslim fashion

As the world’s most populous Muslim country, Indonesia has high demand for clothing that adheres to religious rules emphasizing modesty for women. But as the stylish, colourful and cool outfits at Jakarta Fashion Week showed, the Southeast Asian nation also aims to be the global leader in the Muslim fashion industry that is worth nearly …… [Read More]

Eid al Adha in Canada on October 15 2013

The Fiqh Council of North America says in its statement that Muslims in North America including United States, Canada and other parts will celebrate on Oct 15. “The Fiqh Council of North America celebrates Eid al-Adha a day after the Wuquf of Arafah due to several Sharai’ reasons,” the statement stated. The council sees Eid …… [Read More]

HijabFest Explores Muslim Fashion

The word hijab can be defined as a veil or a scarf that mainly Muslim women use to cover their heads, but it can have a much broader meaning which is to have modesty in how one dresses, behaves and interacts. Approximately 400 Muslim women of all ages and diverse ethnic backgrounds participated in this …… [Read More]

A New Directory Site Designed with Muslims in Mind

Every day, around the world, millions of Muslims share their thoughts, discover together and interact with each other. Zhaboom is proud to bring this defining experience online with the launch of their new website www.zhaboom.com – an online directory designed with Muslims in mind. Zhaboom promotes three opinion driven activities, to “Like, Review, [and] Share”. …… [Read More]

Social media strategy: Chefs and restaurants

To be truly social, you need to get all departments involved in your social media strategy In conversations with fellow industry professionals, I often get asked questions like: “How do I get my hotel’s social media platforms more engaged?” My answer is usually the same: You get engagement by being social and involving all your …… [Read More]