the years of 1970 to 1980, followers of Ahlill Bait (P.B.U.T) started
to arrive to Montreal Canada, especially from Iraq in small numbers. Activities were made at home. In between
the years of 1980 to 1985 the number increased in a noticeable way
among new immigrants, students as well as refugees. Therefore, we had to rent an apartment
in the year of 1983 in the area of Walkley. There were gathering
every Thursday evening for dua'a Kumail, in the months of Ramadan
and Muharam and Ulamaa (scholars) were invited.
In the year of 1985, an apartment was rented in the area of Plamondon.
Contacts were made with new arriving families. Ihtifalat (religious
celebrations) were made at schools and universities.
1986 an apartment was rented under the name of the UNITED
ISLAMIC FOR IRAQI STUDENTS. It was the center of activities
for Thursday evenings, months of Ramadan and Muharam as well
as other celebrated Islamic occasions. Soon after, the number
of new arrivals began to increase which have lead to a noticeable
increase in the activities.
center was transferred to Cote-st-Luc until the year 1990.
There after a bigger location was rented under the name of
Hussainiat Ahlill Bait (P.B.U.T) on Sherbrooke Street for
a period of 5 years. Sheikh Mohamed Mahdy Al Nassiry was invited
to this location and started his work as an informative.
1995 the center was moved to Beaconsfield, where another large hall
1998 was the time to buy and own a bigger place for the community,
and was entitled under the name of the Ahlill Bait (P.B.U.T) Mosque,
thanks to the efforts and participation of all Muslims in offering
with whatever they could possibly donate. Women participated by
giving their gold as donation to help build the mosque and even
children and youth contributed with the best they could. With the
help of Almighty Allah, the location was purchased for a sum of
$185,000 dollars. Repairs were made to make the establishment fit
for a mosque; a section for men, one for women and another for our