PCA August 12,2018 Program – Children’s Rehearsals

PCA Calgary would like to invite Pakistani children (ages 8-15) to participate in our annual Pakistan Independence Day event. We highly encourage all children to participate in this joyous event. Children will earn an opportunity to learn more about their cultural origins in a firsthand experience. Rehearsal information is mentioned here: PCA Rehearsals Informations, please read this information BEFORE registering participants. In order to register for this event, you may print and fill out the  Media Permission Form (click on this) OR click on this link to register online https://goo.gl/forms/jPJ22jCsX5rBhUAU2 and bring the registration forms alongside participants on the first day of rehearsals: August 1st, 2018 at 12:00 pm at the PCA center. Please note that once the forms are … Continued

Clean & Green Northeast!- May 13, 2018

Clean & Green Northeast! May 13, 2018 Presented to you Al Madinah Calgary Islamic Assembly, Pakistan Canada Association Calgary, Pashtun Council Canada, AFCA, Love & Humanity, and Hope for Wings Date: May 13, 2018 Time: 12:00 PM Location: 4616 – 80 Ave NE Calgary Alberta View this event at http://pcacalgary.ca/clean-green-northeast-may-13-2018/ or www.facebook.com/PCACalgary/ Event Details On Sunday May 13, 2018 Six different organizations including PCA Calgary are collaborating to assure the streets of NE Calgary are clean. We would like to invite you all to come out and assist us! “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” ―Mohammed Ali For further details please contact Muhammad Azam Kahloo at 403-803-9277.  

Annual Clothing Drive! May 12, 2018

Annual Clothing Drive! May 12, 2018 Presented to you by Canadian Pakistani Support Group (CPSG) in collaboration with Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (PCA) Date: May 12, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM Location: Pakistan Cultural Centre 507 – 4656 Westwinds Drive NE, Calgary, AB T3J 3Z5 View this event at http://pcacalgary.ca/annual-clothing-drive-may-12-2018/ or www.facebook.com/PCACalgary/ Event Details On May 12, 2018 Canadian Pakistani Support Group (CPSG) in collaboration with Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (PCA) will be holding their 4th annual clothing drive. It is our duty to play our part in assisting those who are in need. We are sure those in need will benefit from the donations much more than our closet! Please … Continued

Congratulations PCA Edmonton!

On April 22, 2018 PCA Edmonton held their elections! It was great to see the community at large involved in this election. On behalf of PCA Calgary I would like to congratulate the entire community in Edmonton for democratically electing the new Team United board. Collectively, great work from all candidates, volunteers, and community members for their extensive participation and cohesive efforts in ensuring unity whilst allowing progressive enhancement of the community. Indeed with unity, together we can prevail. Congratulations to a well deserved win Team United! Also, please click here to view the media release by Pakistan Post West or see below! PCACکے صدر کا PCAEکے نومنتخب صدر سلمان … Continued

Shahid Afridi in Calgary! Thank you everyone! – April 27, 2018

A very successful event in Calgary of the Shahid Afridi Tour in Canada. It is our duty to give back to the community, and the great attendance on April 27, 2018 was proof of that! The event was held by Shahid Afridi Foundation and Islamic Relief Canada in collaboration with PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary at the Magnolia Banquet Hall. On behalf of PCA Calgary I would like to thank: Islamic Relief Canada, Shahid Afridi Foundation, supporting organizations~PCCA and CPSG, media personnels, volunteers, participants, donors, PCA executives and Youth Affairs Committee, official photographer of the event: Arshad Chaudhry Sb of Arshad Photography Calgary, Nadeem Tufail Sb of 92 News TV, … Continued

Vigil for Asifa Bano- April 14, 2018

Crimes against humanity are growing on a daily basis. Such unfortunate instances should be strongly condemed regardless of your location around the globe. Asifa Bano, an 8 year old was abducted, raped and brutally murdered in Jammu Kashmir. To condemn this gruesome act, PCA and PCCA in partnership with Progressive Cultural Association Calgary (Bhajan Gill) and Sikh Virsa International (Harcharan S Parhar) held a vigil and rose our voice against the culprits so that justice can be served. This event was held on April 14, 2018 at the PCA Cultural Centre. This vigil was held behind many volunteers in a short period of time. Notable mentions and a special thank … Continued

Calgary Organizations Meeting- March 31, 2018

Many of Calgary’s organizations had a get-together to work in favor of our future growth. We discussed the strengths of our communities, areas of improvements and how to move forward. A special thanks to all organizations to make this event possible. This is a great step forward and we are sure we can work together in the interest of the community. To view event pictures, please click here

Pakistan Resolution Day Celebration- March 23, 2018

An amazing and very successful event of Pakistan Resolution Day! Although we didn’t intend to have a huge event and that’s why we held it at the PCA Cultural Centre, but the turnout was amazing to the point we didn’t have enough space in the hall! We apologize for that and we will book a better venue for future occasions. Thank you to the entire Community to come out and celebrate with us on this festive occasion! We would like to thank our volunteers, sponsors, photographers, organizers, Urdu Class teachers, volunteers, coordinators and executives to make this event possible. Our sponsors and photographers play a great role in every event, … Continued

PSL Final Live Screening! March 25, 2018

An amazing feeling to see Cricket back in Karachi for the 2018 PSL final. It was played live at the PCA Cultural Centre today. Thank you everyone for coming out. A special thanks to all PCA Executives especially Wasim Sadiq, Ansar Qureshi, Tariq Khan, Shahida Pervez, Isra Tanweer And Ghulam Mustafa bhai to make this event possible. Lastly, Honourable Minister Irfan Sabir came out despite being a Sunday and his last day of the week to take time off work. Thank you! To view event pictures, please click here.

Yaum E Pakistan Day Gift- Free Taxation- March 24, 2018

Our busy weekend continues with our Yaum E Pakistan Day Gift of FREE Taxation Event coming to an end today. Many community members came to get their taxes filed for free! We have always believed in giving back to the community and that’s exactly what we have done today. First and foremost, thank you to Rauf Kadri bhai from RK International INC for filing free taxes for our community. Secondly, his team and PCA Executives for coordinating a well organized event. Please contact Rauf Kadri Bhai, a professional Chartered Accountant for all your accounting needs! To view the event pictures, please click here.

PSL Final LIVE Screening! On March 25, 2018!!

PSL LIVE SCREENING! Bring your family and friends to watch the PSL Final! Presented to you by Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (PCA) in collaboration with Pakistan Student’s Society (PSS) Date: March 25, 2017 Time: 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM Location: Pakistan Cultural Centre 507 – 4656 Westwinds Drive NE, Calgary, AB T3J 3Z5 Event Details On March 25 2018 Pakistan Canada Association Calgary (PCA) in collaboration with Pakistan Students Society will be live streaming the Final of Pakistan Super League (PSL)! Wearing the jerseys of your favourite PSL team is highly recommended! All cricket fanatics are welcomed. We hope to see you all at the PCA Cultural Centre to enjoy a … Continued

Shahid Afridi in Calgary · Hope for Pakistan Fundraising Tour- April 27, 2018!

  Shahid Afridi in Calgary · Hope for Pakistan Fundraising Tour Presented to you by Shahid Afridi Foundation and Islamic Relief Canada in Partnership with Pakistan Canada Association Calgary (PCA) and CPSG. Date: April 27, 2018 Time: 6:30 PM Location: The Magnolia Banquet Hall Tickets starting at only $40! Event Details On April 27, 2018 Shahid Afridi Foundation and Islamic Relief Canada in Partnership with Pakistan Canada Association Calgary (PCA) and CPSG will be hosting the iconic cricketer-former Pakistan cricket team captain, and renowned philanthropist: Shahid Afridi in Calgary! An excellent way to share and give back to the community, we are grateful to share this opportunity near the holy … Continued

PCA Monthly Seniors Event on February 25, 2018!

Pakistan Canada Association in collaboration with MD International and Calgary Muslim’s Advocacy group held our monthly seniors event on February 25, 2018. This event was in regards to advanced care planning, seniors housing, independent living, assisted living, nursing home, secured or lock unit and elder abuse. Such events are essential for the betterment of our seniors and require numerous hours of planning and volunteer work. We would like to thank Dr. Hassam Bawa, Dr. Mukarram Zaidi, Dr. Sakina Raj, Dr. Imrana Riaz, Dr. Tariq Awan for their informative presentations. As well, we would also like to thank PCA Seniors Committee, PCA Executives, PCA Volunteers, Abutalib Dandia, Dr. Zahid Rafiq, Jamshaid … Continued

PCA’s Monthly Event “Let’s Discuss our Deen”! in February 2018

PCA Calgary will be starting another monthly event! Event: Let’s Discuss our Deen Speaker: Sheikh Umar Farooq Presented to you by PCA Calgary in collaboration with ICNA Calgary Chapter Date: Sunday February 25, 2018 Time: 6:15 PM Venue: PCA Cultural Centre 507-4656 Westwinds Drive NE, Calgary, AB T3J3Z5 Our future relies within our upcoming generations. Therefore, It is essential to educate them for our betterment. This Event will be mainly targeting our youths and parents. Please bring your family and friends for a fruitful lecture on our deen by Sheikh Umar Farooq. For more information, please see the poster below.

PCA Committees 2017-2019

On December 30, 2017, PCA Calgary Announced the formation of Committees for the year of 2017-2019. The purpose of the committees is to assist PCA Executives and act as the advisory board for PCA Calgary through the means of the interest for the Pakistani community in Calgary and surrounding areas. After Consulting with ALL PCA Executives and PCA Committee members, we have finalized and issued the list of committees. Please see attached below the list of all committees with their respective members along with their roles and responsibilities. Thank you for your time and effort. It is greatly appreciated. PCA Calgary has some very exciting upcoming plans which we will … Continued

Yaum-E-Pakistan Gift- FREE TAX RETURN on March 24, 2018

  Yaum-E-Pakistan Gift- FREE TAX RETURN for 2017 Presented to you by Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (PCA) in collaboration with Rauf B. Kadri, Chartered Accountant, RK International INC. Date: March 24, 2018 Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00PM Location: Pakistan Cultural Centre 507 – 4656 Westwinds Drive NE, Calgary, AB T3J 3Z5 View this event at http://www.pcacalgary.ca/yaum-e-pakistan-day-gift-free-tax-return-on-march-24-2018/ or www.facebook.com/PCACalgary/ Event Details On March 24, 2018 Pakistan Canada Association Calgary (PCA) in collaboration with Rauf B. Kadri, Chartered Accountant, RK International INC. will be giving back to the community by celebrating Youm-E-Pakistan Day through the means of Free Taxation for the year of 2017 by Rauf B. Kadri, a very well-known and experienced Chartered Accountant. … Continued

Join us in our Pakistan Resolution Day Celebration on March 23, 2018

Pakistan Resolution Day Presented to you by Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (PCA) Date: March 23, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Pakistan Cultural Centre 507 – 4656 Westwinds Drive NE, Calgary, AB T3J 3Z5 FREE OF COST! COMPLIMENTARY DINNER! View this event at http://pcacalgary.ca/join-us-in-our-pakistan-resolution-day-celebration or www.facebook.com/PCACalgary/ Event Details On March 23, 2018 Pakistan Canada Association Calgary (PCA) is celebrating Pakistan Resolution Day with you! Many dignitaries will be joining us to celebrate this festive occasion. There’s never an occasion you can start without our National Anthems and national songs to pay tribute to our beautiful countries Pakistan and Canada. Over the years, our children have been working hard to portray the Pakistani culture through the means … Continued

Please Join us in our Monthly Seniors Event on February 25, 2018!

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary will be holding our monthly Seniors Event on Sunday February 25, 2018 at the PCA Cultural Centre. The event will start at 2:00 PM. We hold these events monthly for seniors care and development. Please see the poster below for more details. We hope to see you all there! Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 9277 president@pcacalgary.ca

PCA NW Campus Weekly Urdu Class in February 2018

Pakistan Canada Association’s Urdu Classes are looking amazing in our Northwest Campus as well with our class expanding. PCA would like to thank all the volunteers, children and the Northwest Musallah team to make this possible. A special thanks to Mrs. Naila Fahim, Mrs. Naheed Akram, Mrs. Najma Maan, Mrs. Shazia Amir, Mrs. Rabiya Qasim, Mrs. Shahnaz Munir, Coordinator Maham Abdullah, Habib Abdullah Sahib and Dr. Abdul Rehman Sahib. They are all an asset to PCA and without them this wouldn’t have been possible. Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 9277 president@pcacalgary.ca To view the event pictures, please click here.

PCA Monthly Seniors Event in January 2018

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary would like to thank all the attendees of a successful event focusing on the benefits for seniors which was organized and hosted by Pakistan Canada Association (PCA) in Collaboration with MD International and Calgary Senior Muslims Advocacy Group. PCA is always striving to bring useful information to the community on topics of relevance and need. Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 9277 president@pcacalgary.ca To view the event pictures, please click here.

PCA Vigil for Innocent Zainab in January 2018

PCA Calgary held a vigil for the innocent victim and daughter of Pakistan, Zainab Ansari. Zainab was 7 years old, brutally abused and murdered in Kasur, Pakistan. PCA Calgary and our entire community condemn such horrific actions and request the government of Pakistan to take quick action and punish the culprits immediately. Our children are our future and we need to ensure that they are protected. A special thank you to everyone for showing up today to condemn this inhuman act. Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 9277 president@pcacalgary.ca To view the event pictures, please click here.

Calgary Police Services Diversity Event in January 2018

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary has been actively working with CPS Calgary to promote diversity among various communities for the past couple of years and will continue to do so. Special thanks to CPS/ Constable Jerry Shannon for organizing such events. Thanks to PCA’s Executives team for attending and working with the CPS & diverse communities. Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 9277 president@pcacalgary.ca To view the event pictures, please click here.

PCA Committees Announcement in December 2017

On behalf of Pakistan Canada Association, I would like to thank all the Pakistani Calgarians who showed up to attend the event despite the severe weather (Around -36C). Thank you to all the volunteers and PCA executive team for their great efforts and contributions today. Thank you to all the media for coming and covering the event. Thanks to Shaan Ali Bhai (Express News) for covering the event. A special thanks to Ghulam Mustafa Bhai (Pakistan Post) for covering this event live. PCA and the entire community appreciates your dedication and hard work. Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 9277 president@pcacalgary.ca To view … Continued

PCA NW Campus Weekly Urdu Class Registration in January 2018

Pakistan Canada Association in collaboration with Islamic Association of North West Calgary (IANWC) is starting Urdu Classes at NW Islamic Centre (NW Musallah) for the convenience of Pakistani Canadians living in the NW community and surrounding area. The NW Musallah is located at 7750 Ranchview Drive. Registration will take place on Sunday, December 17 at Youth Centre, next door to Musallah. Please bring your children for registration. This is for the betterment of our future generations to come! For more information, please see attached below. *Also, please note the NE Classes at the PCA Hall will continue.* Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 … Continued

PCA’s Participation in Eid-Ul-Adha Celebration at the Alberta Legislature on November 6, 2017

PCA Executives attended the Eid-Ul-Adha event at the Legislative Assembly in which Honourable Minister Irfan Sabir invited us. Dr. Rafat Choudhry, Shahida Pervez, Bushra Ihtisham and Pervez Bhai took part on behalf of PCA. Thank you Honourable Minister Irfan Sabir and Roop Rai for your invitation and a very well coordinated event! Thanks and Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary 403-803 9277 president@pcacalgary.ca To view the event pictures, please click here.

PCA Weekly Quran Class Registration in November 2017

CPSG has organized Quran Tafseer and Arabic Language Classes(for girls) in collaboration with PCA Calgary at Pakistan House in North East Calgary. For further information/registration, please see the attached poster and contact program organizer/coordinator: Aneela Azeem  403-708-3775  

PCA NE Campus Weekly Urdu Class Registration in October 2017

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary will be holding Urdu Classes every Sunday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM to promote our language & culture among our children. Living in a foreign country it is important our children must learn to read and write our Mother Language. We invite and request all parents to register your children for this semester. Please come by and join us at the PCA Hall for registration. This will be the fifth year of continuous Urdu classes. *URDU CLASS NE CAMPUS COMMITTEE* Habib Abdullah- Chairman Shahida Pervez -Vice Chairman Bushra Ihtisham-Teachers Coordinator & Sr. Teacher Zafreen Israr- Sr. Teacher Tehreem Israr- Teacher Student Volunteers & Coordinators- Rameen … Continued

PCA Annual Tape Ball Cricket Tournament in August 2017

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary organized a 2nd Tape Ball Cricket Tournament on August 26, 2017 at Rotary Park NE Calgary. A large number of people attended this event and enjoyed the game of cricket. Thanks to the participating teams, volunteers, sponsors, PCA executives, participants, and Honorable Minister Irfan Sabir. Appreciate the great efforts of Wasim Sadiq, PCA sports Director for doing the wonderful work. Congratulations to the whole PCA team and the community. Regards, M. Azam Kahloo President- PCA Calgary To view the event pictures, please click here.

Pakistan Independence Day Celebration in August 2017

PCA-Calgary had the pleasure of hosting a delightful and successful Pakistan Independence Day Event, celebrating 70 years of the existence of our beautiful nation. An evening filled with several different performances ranging from live music, comedy, to children’s performances. A taste of Pakistani culture, and a celebration of the different aspects of our cultures well represented throughout the performances in the evening. A well attended event by several Pakistani Calgarians, whom enjoyed it thoroughly. Special guests included, honourable dignitaries: Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Minister Irfan Sabir, Jason Kenny UCP Leader , Prab Gill MLA, PrasaD Panda MLA, Inspector Scott Boyed CPS, Inspector Jerry Shannon CPS, Anam Kazim MLA, Umair Khan, and … Continued

PCA Oath Taking Ceremony For New Executives 2017-2019

CONGRATULATIONS PCA CALGARY   PCA Calgary held their Elections in July 2017. We went through a process which has created unity amongst us. Our love and respect for each other has increased. It was beautiful to see everyone together mingling at the end of the election after the results. Thank you Arshad Mahmood Sahib, Waqar Manzoor Sahib and Qaisar Khan Sahib for bringing the better out of our community by taking part in the elections. PCA Calgary’s new executives took their Oath. PCA will now seek advice along with guidance to insure we all better the community. Once again, a special congratulations to everyone and this victory is a victory for … Continued

PCA Election in July 2017

CONGRATULATIONS PCA CALGARY Thank you everyone for coming out today and casting your vote. Today we showed every single one of YOUR vote matters. Today’s victory is dedicated to PCA. We went through a process which has created unity amongst us. Our love and respect for each other has increased. It was beautiful to see everyone together mingling at the end of the election after the results. Thank you Arshad Mahmood Sahib, Waqar Manzoor Sahib and Qaisar Khan Sahib for bringing the better out of our community by taking part in this election. PCA will now seek advice along with guidance to insure we all better the community. Once again, … Continued

PCA Land Project Inauguration in May 2017

Pakistan Canada Association held an inauguration in regards to the 10 acres of Land we purchased to build a new Pakistan House and Complex. This land is located at Country Hills and 100 ST NE. His Excellency Tariq Azim Khan, High Commissioner of Pakistan in Canada, Dr. Muhammad Tariq Counsel General of Pakistan in Vancouver and Minister Irfan Sabir were present. We had an amazing day while celebrating this milestone. We are thankful to our Volunteers, Community Leaders, Donors, Members, Fundraising Committee, Land Project Committee and PCA Executives to make this historic achievement possible. To see the Pictures, please click here.

How To Get Ready For Old Age

In collaboration with MD International and Calgary Senior Muslims Advocacy Group, is hosting a presentation on How To Get Ready For Old Age With Dr. Hussam Bawa Please come join us 2:00 PM on Sunday January 21, 2018 at the PCA Hall located at 4656 Westwinds Dr NE, Calgary AB T4J 3Z5 Click Here For More Details