Islam Care Centre (ICC) is an established non-profit organization with charitable status. It became a federally incorporated Registered Canadian Charity on November 18th, 1999. Corporation No: 368505-5. ICC in Ottawa is a significant resource to the community. It was established with a number of goals in mind and with a set of principles that guide its work. Primarily, it is committed to the ideals of strengthening the health and safety of individuals, families and the wider community through the provision of resources to meet the unique needs of the individuals or groups involved.


Islam Care Centre provides the Canadian (Ottawa) Muslim community with resources to meet religious and social needs with the objective of establishing a better relationship with the larger Canadian society.


To have established a collaborative, far reaching, all encompassing network of services and accommodations for Muslims and non Muslims alike.


Board of Directors (2016)

Qamar Masood - Board of Directors (President)

- Coordinator of Media Relations and Outreach;

- Former President of Canada Pakistan Association;

- Immigrated to Canada from Pakistan in 1977;

- On Trade Delegation Team to the Far East with Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada in 1996.

- Producer of radio and television programs;

- Member of RCMP Cultural Diversity Committee;

- Licensed Auto Mechanic, Algonquin College.

Sulaiman Khan – Treasurer-Asst./ Secretary;

- Coordinator of chaplain services in Federal Institutions, Ontario Region;

- Representative to Regional multi-faith Council;

- Born in Guyana, South America, immigrated to Canada in 1968;

- Active promoter of Islamic services – founder of several Islamic institutions – including Ottawa Islamic School and Human Concern International.

Nazrul Rahman – Board of Directors

Local Business Owner with Experience in management;

Director of Community Activities and program development;

Abdurahaman Abdon - Board of Directors

Long Term community member and volunteer with Islam Care Centre;

Director of Community Activities and program development;

Yvon J. Valade - Board of Directors

Director of Da’wah Department coordinating activities for New Muslims;

- Liaison officer with other Islamic organizations; - Canadian born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada;

- Took the Shahadah at Islam Care in 2006; - Graduated as Bilingual Associate in Business Administration;

- Currently in business as CEO of 7265531 CANADA INC., Ottawa, Ontario.

Abdullah (James) Harris – Board of Directors

- He is CEO of Harris Security Agency and has over 20 years of experience in the Security Industry;

- He spent Five years enlisted in the United States Armed Forces, where he received the Good Conduct Medal and Physical Fitness Excellence Award;

- He has a bachelor of arts in Psychology and a bachelor of arts with honors in Religious Studies;

- Abdullah is a highly respected Martial Arts expert and the current President of the United Mixed Martial Arts-Association (UMMA), which helps disadvantaged youth learn discipline by way of the Martial Arts.

Omar Mahfoudhi - Executive Director


Sh. Mohamed Hachemi - Community Development


Fouad Khan - Certified Counsellor