The MIA Fiqh (religious understanding) committee consists of local Islamic scholars. The committee provides informed and researched positions on issues of religious law relevant to the affairs of the community. These positions are based on the committee members’ own research and consultation with a broader network of Islamic scholars inside Canada and beyond. The committee also organizes workshops and educational activities.
The committee membership consists of the following:
Sheikh Ismael Mukhtar, Freelance Senior Khatib/Speaker and Writer
Sheikh Ammar Khatib, Religious Advisor, Qari, Writer and Researcher
Sheikh Atef Ibrahim, Imam of Grand Mosque
Sheikh Muhiadin Omar, Imam of Bilal Mosque
Dr. Nazir Khan, Speaker and Researcher
Dr. Idris Elbakri, Former MIA President and Community Representative
Br. Muaz Jutt, Fiqh Committee Secretary
Below your find some of the position statements developed by the committee.