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Folio: Culture : Canada's Muslim community stands tall
Feb 3, 2017 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Sun pours through tall, rounded windows and off the gleaming hardwood planks inside Canada's first mosque. Rugs where immigrants kneeled while they said their daily prayers nearly a century ago cover the floors.

The country's first house of worship for Muslims was not established in a major centre such as Montreal, Toronto or Vancouver. The Al Rashid Mosque was constructed in Edmonton in 1938. The city had fewer than 90,000 residents and there were only about 700 Muslims in Canada at the t

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