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Here at Imam ash-Shafii Centre (ISC), we provide Islamic education and community programs & services across Ottawa and beyond.

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Reflections on #RealTalk

Reflections on #RealTalk

In October 2023 we launched a new weekly program for brothers 18+. We call it #RealTalk and it's been going well. Every Friday we dove into modern topics of Islamic masculinity that matter to men including deen, money, marriage, and fitness. There were plenty of...

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Upcoming Activities

The All-Around Muslim | 4-Day Knowledge Program

The All-Around Muslim | 4-Day Knowledge Program

Are you ready to achieve all-around success in your life? To thrive and reach new levels of growth as a Muslim, balancing both deen and dunya? AMA in collaboration with Imam ash-Shafii Centre, are pleased to present a special summer program: The All-Around Muslim:...

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About Us

Imam ash-Shafii Centre (ISC) is the spiritual successor to two organizations in Ottawa: Al-Fitrah Center and at-Tabsirah Educational Centre. Veterans from these two organizations founded ISC in 2022 with the purpose of addressing the needs of the Muslim community in the Ottawa-Gatineau area and abroad through quality Islamic education and community services. 

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What Our Community Says

I thoroughly enjoyed and benefitted from the Arabic program for Adults taught at Imam Ash-Shafii Centre. I thought that I had knew a bit of Arabic prior to enrolling but I realized how little I really knew and that the Arabic language is a vast ocean.


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Arabic Student

I’m a big fan of the team at ISC. I’m excited to see all the future classes, events, and services that ISC will provide. I truly respect and admire the teachers they have, some of whom have graduated from Islamic Universities. Ottawa is honoured to have so much talent!!


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Islamic Studies Student

Why learn with us?

Qualified, Passionate Instructors

Classes are taught by qualified instructors who have graduated from established institutions such as the University of Madinah.

Curated, Classical Curriculum

Program curriculums consists of classical works from distinguished scholars, accessible to students of all levels.

Located in Ottawa

Our centre offers in-person and online classes in the Nation’s Capital.

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View the full list of programs we have to offer at ISC including classes for youth (aged 8 – 17 years old) and adults (18+).


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