D a t a   S h e e t
Name of Religious Site: Islamic Community Centre of South Shore (Markaz El- Islam de La Rive Sud)
Tradition: Sunni Islam
Address: 5905 Grand Allee, Brossard
Contact Name and Title Yakub Dal, President
Phone Number: (450) 443-3482
Date Center was Founded: 1985
Religious Leader and Title: Imam Muhammad Ibrahim (presently) – will be replaced by an Administrator, who will be salaried.
Lay Leader and Title: Yakub Dal, President
Membership/Community Size : 2000 (400-500 families)
Ethnic Composition :

Arabs from Middle East (about 60%), Indo-Pakistan, Bengladesh

Date: September 28 , 2004

Affiliation with Other Communities/Organizations:
None. Independent.
Activities and Schedule:
Five daily prayers
Salatul Jumu’ah with Khutaba delivered by the Imam
Arabs, Pakistani, Indian, Bengladeshi and African. You would hear Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, English and French.
The centre caters mainly to Muslims living on the South Shore. The emphasis on the activities for youth distinguishes this centre from many others.
Mumtaz Rehman

This project is being conducted by the Asian Religion and Ethics Research Unit at McGill University