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In Ontario, COVID-19 vaccine clinics have been set up at local mosques. (Submitted photo: Rufaida Mohammed)

Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force

Muslim community ‘strongly’ encouraging people to get their shot, whether or not during Ramadan

 

People receive food boxes and a traditional sweet drink distributed by volunteers for breaking their fast, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on May 3. Photo: AP Photo/Anjum Naveed

Problem solving a pandemic: a B.C. man on working for Doctors Without Borders in Pakistan

The second of a two-part series on how COVID-19 is affecting Islam’s holy month

 

Yusuf Serag (left) and Taabish Masood are both forced to celebrate Ramadan away from their loved ones during the pandemic. Photos submitted

Ramadan in a pandemic: How COVID-19 is affecting Islam’s holy month in B.C.

Canadians are having to change the way they worship

 

Victoria city councillors Chris Coleman, left, Geoff Young and Margaret Lucas join Mayor Lisa Helps (centre) in welcoming Imam Ismail Mohamed Nur to City Hall to celebrate the beginning of Ramadan, which began last week and ends the evening of June 15. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

City of Victoria shares launch of Ramadan with local imam

Month-long fast, other elements of Muslim celebration begin May 17; city to participate May 25

Victoria city councillors Chris Coleman, left, Geoff Young and Margaret Lucas join Mayor Lisa Helps (centre) in welcoming Imam Ismail Mohamed Nur to City Hall to celebrate the beginning of Ramadan, which began last week and ends the evening of June 15. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS