Vision and Objectives
VisionTo establish, operate and maintain BARIC for providing community services for the Muslims living in Brampton and the region. BARIC will have a mosque, an Islamic school, library, employment training centre, fitness centre and other services such as funeral services, support for elderly people etc. based on the community needs.
Main ObjectivesTo preach and advance the teachings of the Islamic faith and the religious tenets, doctrines, observances and culture associated with that faith.
To establish, maintain and support a house of worship (mosque) with services conducted in accordance with the tenets and doctrines of the Islamic faith.
To support and maintain missions and missionaries in order to propagate the Islamic faith.
To establish and maintain a religious school of instruction for children, youths and adults.
Intended Activities to Achieve the ObjectivesSolicit donations from Muslims through internet and emails, seek and collect donations during Friday and Eid prayers in the mosque, raise funds by organizing various fund raising events or by any other acceptable means to implement various BARIC programs including establishing, maintaining and operating a mosque.
Organize seminars and symposiums on Saturday/Sunday and on special occasions for Muslims on various topics based on their needs and availability of the resources.
Publish and distribute Islamic books, leaflets, journals, periodicals, magazines and yearly Islamic calendar.
Collect Islamic books, establish and maintain an Islamic library.
Appoint an Imam for the mosque who shall be Sunni Muslim having religious education from renowned Islamic Institutions and spent several years with Islamic activities as well as have good references.
Offer daily Mashwara (mutual consultation), teaching and learning in the mosque after prayer.
Visit Muslim households in the neighbouring areas on weekly basis and invite them to carry out Islamic activities in pursuance of Islam as a complete way of life under the complete guidance of the propagation of Islam according to the Qur’an and Hadith.
Hold after-school and weekends class for children. The teaching will encompass the learning of Qur’an and Hadith to develop a well-motivated life devoted to good causes for the pleasure of Allah.
Design and organize special program during summer holidays on Islamic education for children and adults in accordance with Qur’an and Hadith.
Establish, maintain and operate an employment training centre for unemployed and low skilled Muslim workers.
Provide support services for Muslim immigrants and refugees in need, including language proficiency, employment training, job searches, translation and information on Canadian culture and life.
Provide various community services for the Muslims including but not limited to counselling for families, child care, support services for elderly people, funeral and recreational services.