Pakistan Canada Association Calgary is hosting a Calgary Women’s Kashmir Rally

Let Kashmir Live Pakistan Canada Association Calgary is hosting a Calgary Women’s Kashmir Rally on Sunday October 6th from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. This will be held at the Prairie Winds Park located at 223 Castleridge Blvd NE in the Shelter at Site # 1. This is a request to all ladies and children to come down and sacrifice 1 hour of your time to support our Brothers and Sisters in Kashmir. This is a Ladies and Children only event. For all of our brothers, please encourage your mothers, sisters, daughters, and wives to come to this and be apart of making a difference. For specific details please call … Continued

Urdu Classes and Registration

Dear Pakistani Calgarians, It is that time to enroll your children in Pakistan Canada Association Urdu Classes. We are accepting students from 8 to 15 years of age. You kids will Practice Reading, Writing, and Speaking Urdu. Urdu Classes will Start on Sunday Sept 22nd, 2019 at From 1 to 3 PM The NW Campus is located at 7750 Ranchview Dr NW #23 Calgary, Alberta T3G 1Y9 And The NE Campus is located at Unit 507 – 4656 Westwinds Drive NE Calgary, Alberta Cost is: $25 per Child $20 for more than 1 Child Textbook included in the fee

PCA is Hosting Consulate Camp On September 21st, 2019

Dear Fellow Pakistani Calgarians. Dr. Muhammad Tariq Consulate General Of Pakistan Vancouver and Team will be coming to Calgary on Saturday September 21st From 11AM to 5 PM to conduct a Consulate Camp and help with services like attestation on affidavits as well as take bio data for those who have had they bank accounts seized in Pakistan and need help in getting it back. PLEASE NOTE: They will not be doing any Passport or NICOP applications as this can all be done online or in person at the Consulate General of Pakistan Office in Vancouver. A full list of their service can be see here http://www.pcgv.org/consular-services.shtml The PCA Executive … Continued

PCA Presents and Open House with Honorable Minister Immigration Refugee & Citizenship Mr Ahmed Hussen

PCA Executives request the company of all our Pakistani community members to join us tomorrow 6:00 pm at Pakistan House to welcome H’able Minister Ahmed Hussen MP, Federal minister for Immigration Refugee & Citizenship. Program: Get to gether and seating 6:00 to 6:30 pm Arrival of H’able Minister 6:30 pm Welcome address, H’able Minister speech followed by Question & Answer session 6:45 to 7:45 pm Program Ends 8:00 pm sharp. Note: Due to nature of this event, response to any question pertaining to individual cases will not be entertained. Regards

Pakistan Canada Association at the Muslim Heritage Day Festival

Pakistan Canada Association at the Muslim Heritage Day Festival at Olympic Plaza. Lots of organizations and associations here representing the Muslim community. Please come with you family and friends with alot of programs still to come. Special thanks the event organizers, volunteers, sponsors, and partners.

Pakistan Canada Association Independence Day Celebration

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary cordially invites you all to our Pakistan Independence Day celebration, on Saturday August 17th, 2019 at Polish Cultural Centre. This fun filled and joyous evening will include: -Live Music Concert with Well Known Pakistani Singer Farwa Khan & Ali Nizamani -Cultural Shows and Children performances. -National Anthems & Milli Naghmay -Quiz Shows and Prizes. -Food Stalls – Prizes and much more! The Polish Cultural Centre is located at 3015 15 Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7L8 and doors open at 6 PM We look forward to seeing you all at this festive occasion. We also invite all other associations from all diverse communities to come join … Continued

First Ever PCA Flag Raising Ceremony

Happy Pakistan Independence Day !!! Pakistan Canada Association held its very first Pakistan Flag Raising ceremony at the Pakistan Cultural Center today on August 14th, 2019. It was a great and historical event that had fellow Pakistani Calgarians from all backgrounds and guests from other communities attend with great enthusiasm and joy. Although this was a day of patriotism, unity, and pride, we are also saddened in the remembrance of our Brothers and Sisters in Kashmir. We pray for their freedom and may they receive justice for all the hardships they have endured. Thank you to all who attended today’s event and for those who could not make it, we … Continued

Kashmiri Lives Matter

The Pakistan Canada Association held a meeting at the PCA hall on August 9th, 2019 in regard to the alarming situation in the Indian Controlled side of Kashmir. The purpose of this meeting which was titled “Kashmiri Lives Matter” was to engage community members to give and suggest tangible and plausible steps to take appropriate actions on what the PCA and the community can do to put pressure on the International Community and Modi Government. The meeting was very productive and there were a lot of great ideas given by the community including: – Engage Local, Provincial, and Federal levels of Government via phone calls, letters, and social media. – … Continued

PCA Eid Hena Festival

***First Time Ever !!! *** In All Quadrants of Calgary and Surrounding Area. Pakistan Canada Association has organized a special Ladies Only Hena Event that will be held in 6 different locations across Calgary and the surrounding area at the same time. The Special Ladies Event will be held from 4 to 7 PM on August 10th, 2019 in all locations. Please pass on the details to all Mothers, Daughters, and Sisters who deserve a special night of FREE Henna, face painting, and many other activities. Please check the Poster for more details and locations that are close to you.

Pakistan Canada Association Elections 2019

PCA Calgary is delighted to announce our newly elected executive board for the 2019-2021 term! Congratulations to the newly elected team, and we wish you the best of luck for this new tenure. After a very enthusiastic oath taking ceremony on July 27, 2019- the official executive board was formally introduced to the community: President: Ahmer Nadeem Memon Vice President: Muhammad Hafeez Malik General Secretary: Ansar Qureshi Treasurer: Shahnaz Munir Joint Secretary: Sana Jahangir Public Relations Director: Atta Ilahi Youth & Sports Director: Fakhar Abbas Social Director: Naseem Muhammad Past President: Muhammad Azam Kahloo At the same time, in good sport we had several of the candidates attending the ceremony … Continued

PCA’s Volunteers Appreciation 2017-2019 & Eid Milan Get Together to be held on June 7, 2019!

PCA cordially invites you all to our Volunteers Appreciation for 2017-2019 and Eid Milan Get Together on Friday June 7, 2019, 6:00 PM at the PCA Cultural Centre. There’s countless hours that are put into PCA by our executives, volunteers and sponsors. To appreciate and thank them all from the years of 2017-2019, we are holding an event for them! Eid Milan get together will also be held during that time. Therefore, come down to the PCA Cultural Centre for a community get together! Complimentary Dinner/refreshments will also be served. Details are as follows: -Volunteers Appreciation for 2017-2019. If you have volunteered or sponsored PCA from 2017-2019, please email us … Continued

PCA & NEDAAAB’s Engineering Seminar! May 25, 2019

NED Alumni Association in collaboration with PCA Calgary held a Seminar on Engineering Workflow and Deliverable. Thank you to those who came down to the PCA Cultural Centre on May 25 at 11:00 AM to learn from many qualified speakers. A special thanks to Khurram Tauheed Bhai for taking the lead in this event.

Pakistani Family faces tragic losses. – May 18, 2019

Thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Asif Ashfaq Sb. His beloved wife and mother in law have passed away in a very tragic incident. His father in law is currently in critical condition. Our deepest condolences go out to the entire family during this difficult time. Please click here to view an article from Calgary Herald.

PCA General Elections and Membership Clarifications! May 16, 2019

Asalam-O-Alaikum All community members, I hope you are all doing well during this holy month of Ramadan. There have been many speculations regarding the PCA Election Memberships. Therefore, I will take a minute to clarify them all. PCA New Members We had nearly 2000 membership forms submitted by multiple different community members as of December 31, 2018 with an addition to some life members. PCA Executives have gone above and beyond our efforts to assure the election is held with ease and transparency for all the members. For the convenience of the members, the election will be held at a much bigger venue, Marlborough Community Centre. We are also pleased … Continued

PCA & CPSG’s Annual Clothing drive! April 27, 2019

Canadian Pakistani Support Group in collaboration with Pakistan Canada Association Calgary held our Annual Clothing Drive on Saturday, April 27 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The annual clothing drive was held at PCA Cultural Centre. Thank you to all for bringing clothes, shoes, handbags, toys and jewelry. Something you no longer need will be great help for someone else.

Congratulations to ALL for winning the Alberta Elections! April 20, 2019

Congratulations to all elected MLAs this Alberta election 2019. We are glad to have had such a massive voter turnout to voice their preferential government. We look forward to seeing a positive change and a unified community where we can all work together to make Alberta strong, prosperous, and inclusive. Great efforts by all individuals, and political parties who participated in this process to ensure that the correct democratic choices were made. We hope that the coming government stands by their promises and commitments based on their election manifestos. Furthermore, we need the government to be held accountable for their portrayals, and continue to support the inclusiveness and diversity which … Continued

PCA Calgary Executives Personal Donation of $5000 to the Pakistan Dam Fund! March 30, 2019

A great event held by I Am Pakistan Movement Worldwide in regards to the Pakistan Dam Fund. Along with other Community Representatives, I was honoured to present the Ex Chief Justice of Pakistan, Saqib Nisar Sb a plaque awarded by the Organizers of Calgary Chapter. On behalf of PCA Calgary Executives, we are pleased to donate (personal donations) $5000 to this noble cause. An immense contribution from the community, and especially the I Am Pakistan team, this was a ground breaking event that will become an integral component of our Pakistani history. Our contributions to such a noble cause will have an everlasting impact on the future generations to come. … Continued

PCA General Election and Biennial Meeting Announcement- March 28, 2019

Respected PCA Calgary Members, As per responsibilities entrusted to the PCA current board, we had our meeting in March 2019 regarding the upcoming PCA election of 2019. On behalf of the PCA board, I am pleased to inform you that the Biennial Meeting (AGM) has been scheduled on June 30th, 2019 followed by the PCA Elections on July 20th, 2019. The details will be communicated to all PCA members through the upcoming newsletter. Thanks & Regards, Muhammad Azam Kahloo President Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (403) 803-9277 president@pcacalgary.ca

Historic Pakistan Day Event! Thank you Calgary! March 23, 2019

On March 23rd, 2019 PCA hosted a marvelous record event celebrating an integral component of our Pakistani history. With the event, we also concluded the 2018-2019 Urdu classes graduation for both the NE and NW wings. Truly, this has been one of the best events ever hosted with a massive crowd turnout demonstrating their patriotism towards this day. A well celebrated, and window crashing event, we had several different activities showcasing the talent of our youth, with several performances from our Urdu classes’ students. With prized games, and several winners we thoroughly enjoyed a little bit of education from our great game host Khurram Tauheed! Of course, the evening concluded … Continued

PCA on Sajjad Mirza Sb’s RedFM Show! March 22, 2019

Thank you to RED FM 106.7, especially Sajjad Mirza Sb for hosting us today on your show. It was a pleasure and delight to speak with you regarding our event of Pakistan Day Celebration with Live Music Concert- March 23, 2019. Live Music Concert will be held by Mohsin Shaukat Ali, son of Shaukat Ali Khan. We hope to see you all on our event this Saturday!

PCA Pakistan Day Celebrations Sponsors! March 20, 2019

Pakistan Day Celebration with Live Music Concert- March 23, 2019 Live Music Concert by Mohsin Shaukat Ali- Shaukat Ali Khan’s son. A special thanks to our sponsors for sponsoring event for our community. Please give business to those who support our community! Sponsors are as follows: Our Gold sponsor is Judit Sheikh of ReMax Realty. Our Silver Sponsors are: Zawar Cheema of ReMax Realty. Saeed Mohammad of Urban Realty. Ch Yaqoob Ahmad Chhenha & Kashif Zafar of Daawat Restaurant. Muhammad Hafeez Malik of Mega Pro Builders LTD. Salaman Zafar of Peace of Mind Roofing and Renovations. Our Media Team Arshad Chaudhry of Arshad Photography Calgary (Official Event Photographer). Ghulam Mustafa … Continued

PCA Pakistan Day Celebrations Announcement- February 20, 2019

PCA cordially invites you all to our Pakistan Day celebration, on Saturday March 23rd, 2019 at Falconridge Community Centre. We will be having several different activities throughout the evening (see poster for additional information). Complimentary Biryani/refreshments will also be served. The Entry for the program is also complimentary! Doors will open at 5:00pm. We look forward to seeing you all at this festive occasion. We also invite all other associations from all diverse communities to come join us during this celebratory moment. Let us celebrate our amazing culture all together! Event official photographer: Arshad Chaudhry Sb from Arshad Photography Calgary Regards, Muhammad Azam Kahloo President- PCA Calgary 403-803-9277

PCA’s Meeting with Zulfi Bukhari in Pakistan! January 15, 2019

We had a great meeting with the Prime Minister’s Special Advisor to Overseas Pakistanis, Honourable Zulfi Bukhari Sb regarding services for overseas Pakistanis. Special thanks to Honorable MNA Faiz Ullah Kamoka Sb for hosting this meeting discussing essential concerns that overseas Pakistanis have- especially those currently residing in Calgary. During our fruitful time, we discussed the importance of opening a Pakistani Consulate office in Calgary for the growing Pakistani population. Furthermore, we also discussed opening a direct PIA flight from Calgary to Pakistan easing the transit for traveling Pakistani Calgarians. Upon discussion of such matters, Mr. Bukhari promised to work diligently to honor our concerns and we thank him for … Continued

Happy New Year! January 1, 2019

Let’s welcome the year which gives hope Let’s Welcome the year which gives happiness Let’s cherish the moments it beholds May the new year days be as bright as the sunshine and as calm as the moonlight. On Behalf of the Executives of the Pakistan Canada Association Calgary. Have a Great and promising Year Ahead. Happy New Year!

Peshawar Attack Remembrance- December 16, 2018

Today, let us take a moment and remember the APS- Peshawar attack which took many of our young innocent lives, and left the nation traumatized. Let us pray for the innocent lives and their families who were victims of this malicious tragedy. Lest we forget.

Annual Membership Renewal Reminder! December 9, 2018

Respected PCA Members/ Pakistani Calgarians, On behalf of PCA Calgary, I would like to request and remind you all to renew your PCA annual memberships as well as register for new memberships. * PCA memberships are always open throughout the year for Pakistani Canadians living in Calgary and it’s surrounding areas * This reminder is only for membership renewals and registration for new members * PCA members who intend to vote for the PCA election 2019 are required to have their valid membership on or before December 31, 2018 under PCA bylaws. Therefore, I would like to request you (for renewals or new members) to submit your completed PCA memberships … Continued

PCA’s Event of “A tribute to Quaid-E-Azam” Announcement- December 2, 2018

A Tribute to Quaid -E-Azam, Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Founder of Pakistan) On behalf of Pakistan Canada Association Calgary, I am pleased to announce that PCA will organize an event “A Tribute to Quaid-E-Azam, Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Founder of Pakistan)” on Saturday December 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the PCA Cultural Centre. Mr. Fahad Amjad, acting Consul General of Pakistan Vancouver has graciously accepted our invitation as a Chief Guest in this Program. Consul General will also accept Power of Attorneys applications during this program. All community members are requested to please attend this event and also Meet & Greet with the Consul General to discuss community … Continued

Congratulations to Dr. Naweed Syed- PCA’s Highest Honour Recipient for 2018!

PCA’s Highest honour is the Abdul Sattar Edhi Award. This award is awarded annually to those who have done remarkable community service to PCA Calgary, and around the globe. We would like to congratulate Dr. Naweed Syed the recipient of this honour for 2018. Dr. Naweed Syed is a renown scientist and his remarkable contributions around the globe are phenomenal.

Congratulations to HE High Commissioner Raza Bashir Tarar Sb! October 26, 2018

PCA Calgary would like to congratulate newly appointed High Commissioner of Pakistan in Canada, HE Raza Bashir Tarar Sb. Please see a detailed report on him by Canada One TV below: Let’s meet Raza Bashir Tarar, newly appointed High Commissioner of Pakistan in Canada. He joined Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1987. Has held various diplomatic assignments in Pakistan Missions abroad: Manila (1992-1994), Brussels (1999-2002), Tokyo (2003-2004) and New York(UN) (2008-2013). He also served as Pakistan Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Deputy Representative to the UN Security Council. He has represented Pakistan international conferences and has also led Pakistan delegation He held different assignments in Islamabad as … Continued

PCA Seniors Day Event- October 27, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary in collaboration with MDI, ICNA and Calgary Seniors Muslim Advocacy Group organized a Seminar for Seniors and the entire community at large on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at PCA hall. PCA would like to thank all the participants, speakers and volunteers for attending this very important and informative Seminar.

PCA Seniors Day Event Announcement- October 15, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary in collaboration with MDI, ICNA and Calgary Seniors Muslim Advocacy Group will organize a Seminar for Seniors and the entire community at large on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 2-4pm at PCA hall. PCA would like to request you all to attend this very important and informative Seminar. Refreshments will be served! Please see the poster attached for further details. If you have any questions or conerns, please contact the following: M. Azam Kahloon (PCA President) at 403 803 9277 or Ansar Qureshi (G.Secretary/ Treasurer) 403) 620-0952

Consul General of Pakistan in Vancouver’s Visit to Calgary- September 15, 2018

A very thorough and great visit from the acting consul general of Pakistan Vancouver, Fahad Amjad Sahib on September 15, 2018 at Pakistan House ( PCA Hall) Calgary. With a large volume of Power of Attorney applications, visit visas, other information and an emphasis on the importance of Consulate office in Calgary, this was a very successful visit. A lot of community members came and got a huge benefit from this visit. During this visit, We requested the government of Pakistan through the Consul General to open this office in Calgary to aid for the volume of applications for currently residing Pakistani Calgarians./Albertans. On behalf of Pakistani Calgarians, I would … Continued

PCA Urdu Classes NW Campus Registration- September 9, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association in collaboration with IANWC & Muslim Council of Calgary held their Annual Urdu Classes Registration for the Northwest Campus on September 9, 2018 at the North West Musallah. Many students came to register for the new semester. Classes will start on Sunday, September 16,2018. Registration is still open! Thank you to all the volunteers and the PCA Executives to make this possible. We are excited to start another year of Urdu Classes.

PCA Urdu Classes NE Campus Registration- September 9, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association held their Annual Urdu Classes Registration for the Northeast Campus on September 9, 2018 at the PCA Hall. Many students came to register for the new semester. Classes will start on Sunday September 16, 2018. Registration is still open! Thank you to all the volunteers and the PCA Executives to make this possible. We are excited to start another year of Urdu Classes.

Consul General of Pakistan in Vancouver’s Visit to Calgary Announcement- August 27, 2018

Consul General of Pakistan in Vancouver’s Visit to Calgary Date: September 15,2018 (Saturday) Time: 10:00AM – 4PM Venue: PCA Hall 507 – 4656 Westwinds Dr. NE Calgary It is our pleasure to be hosting a consulate camp for “Power of Attorneys applications” on September 15, 2018 from 10:00am-4:00pm at the PCA Hall with Respectable acting Consul General Mr.Fahad Amjad. All the community members who would like to get advantage of this visit are informed to come to the PCA Hall as per time & date mentioned above. Regards, Muhammad Azam Kahloo President- PCA Calgary (403)803 -9277 Please See details below for documentation’s on the applications processes. ……………………………………………………………… The requirements for … Continued

Muslim Heritage Day- August 26, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association had the honour to represent Pakistan at the Muslim Heritage Day today at Olympic Plaza in Downtown Calgary. With over 1000 people from the Calgary community visiting the booth, they were warmly greeted with Pakistani Cultural and hospitality and were also gifted with a free Samosa and a DVD with a few Pakistani documentaries. PCA would like to thank ICNA and its Volunteers for a well planned and executed event.

Record Event of Pakistan Independence Day Celebrations- August 12, 2018

On August 12, 2018, PCA- Pakistan Canada Association Calgary celebrated our 71st Pakistan Independence Day at the Polish Cultural Centre. It was a historic event whilst we witnessed nearly 1200 attendees. We are grateful to have the entire community unified alongside us. Globally well known Dr. Naweed Syed was awarded the Eidihi Award by PCA Calgary for his extraordinary services not only to our community but to everyone around the globe. Many hours were invested in this event by our volunteers, executives and sponsors. Due to their comprehensive efforts, we were able to create history! Thank you to the entire community at large’s support. A great hand goes to our … Continued

PCA Cricket Tapeball Tournament August 11, 2018

A great tapeball tournament was held by PCA in collaboration with CSL. Thank you to all the participants, teams, sponsors, volunteers and a huge round of applause to our Sports Director Wasim Sadiq Sb. Although one team came out with the trophy we would like to congratulate all the participants as this was a win for cricket!

Pakistan Heritage Month Declared! August 11, 2018

A historic day for Pakistani Albertans. Pakistan Heritage Month was declared by the Government of Alberta. This was possible due to the extensive efforts of PCA, PCCA, PCAE, Honourable Minister Irfan Sabir and Honourable Premier Rachel Notley. We are truly thankful for representing the Pakistani Heritage and Culture across the province. Over the past few months we have been working diligently to ensure this was possible and we are grateful to reach this milestone. A special thanks to the key volunteers of Asjad Bukhari, Salman Naseer, Emn Shan,Ghulam Mustafa,Abid Khan,Muhammad Hafeez Malik. Lastly, thank you to Ahmer Nadeem Memon for conceiving this idea and presenting it to me. Congratulations to … Continued

PCA Annual Tapeball Tournament Announcement- July 30th, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary in collaboration with CSL will be holding our 3rd Annual Tape Ball Cricket Tournament on August 11, 2018 at Prairie Winds Park NE Calgary. Complimentary lunch will be provided for the participants! We hope to see you all there! For further information, please contact Wasim Sadiq at (403) 923-1994 Regards, Muhammad Azam Kahloo President- PCA Calgary 403-803-9277

PCA Seniors Day Trip! July 29th, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association Calgary would like to thank all Seniors who had attended our Seniors Day Event to Lake Minnewanka in Banff on July 29th, 2018. This Fun Event was filled with Food, music, sports, fantastic scenery of the mountains and the lake, and lastly great company. This event is the first of many so please stay tuned to future announcements from the PCA. Have a look at some of the great long lasting memories below.

PCA Mehfil-E-Mushaira- July 22, 2018

PCA Calgary in collaboration with Maple TV hosted an exceptional Mushaira ” Tribute to Mushtaq Ahmed Yousafi ” on July 22, 2018 at PCA Cultural Center with a large number of audience whom enjoyed refreshing Urdu poetry. PCA & Maple TV would like to thank you all for coming and enjoying the beautiful evening with notable Poets and distinguished guests. Special thanks to our chief guest Dr. Naweed Syed, Syed Iqbal Haider(sadr-e_mushaira), Shaista Rizvi(host) and Parveen Sultana Saba(co host) and our local very talented poets for presenting their great poetry. Thank you PCA & Maple TV executives and volunteers, our media volunteering partners for your great coverage, and for your … Continued

Pakistan Independence Day Children’s Rehearsals Announcement- July 16, 2018

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. If you would like to register your child for this year’s August 12, 2018 performances, please follow the information in the link below to complete the registration please click here

PCA Seniors Day Trip Announcement- July 14, 2018

PCA Calgary presents you Seniors Day Trip! The event will be held on July 29, 2018 and we will be taking our seniors in a bus as a community trip! Please register with one of our executives. We will be going to Lake Minnewanka and Banff National Park. We will also be having a BBQ, Tea and a lot more entertainment. Please see the poster attached for further information or contact any of the PCA Executives!

Mehfil-E-Mushaira Event Announcement- July 13, 2018

PCA cordially invites you all to a collaborated event held by PCA Calgary and Maple TV in regards to Mehfil-E-Mushaira. This event will be held on July 22, 2018 at the PCA Cultural Centre. The event will start at 2:00 PM which will feature renown Pakistani Pride Dr. Naweed Syed. Complimentary dinner/refreshments will also be served.

Pakistan Independence Day Announcement!- July 12, 2018

PCA cordially invites you all to our Pakistan Independece Day celebrations, on August 12th! We will be having several different activities throughout the evening (see poster for additional information). Complimentary dinner/refreshments will also be served. Doors open at 5:30pm. Entry for the program is absolutely free! We are welcoming any sponsorships, and we will appreciate your contribution. Please feel free to contact any of the PCA executives. We look forward to seeing you all at this amazing event. We also invite all other associations from all diverse communities to come join us during this celebratory moment. Let us celebrate our amazing culture all together!

Canada Day Parade- July 1, 2018

Tremendous Canada Day Parade in Airdrie today! Thank you to all the PCA Executives and PCA Cultural Committee to make this possible. A special thanks to Ahmer Nadeem Memon Bhai & Family, Imtiaz S Gondal Bhai, Sajjad Ch Sb and all the volunteers for their extensive efforts throughout. Please see the pictures below.

Pakitan Heritage Month Form- June 26, 2018

As you may be aware PCA Calgary, PCCA and PCA Edmonton sent a request to the Honorable Minister Irfan Sabir for Recognizing the Month of August as “Pakistani Heritage Month” in Alberta on June 3, 2018. He has graciously agreed and he’s currently working on this subject with the involvement of all community members throughout Alberta to make this happen. For this petition we need to have signatures from at least 5000 people. Therefore, I would request you all to please fill out the petition and drop it to us or we can pick it up from you! For further information please contact Muhammad Azam Kahloo, Asjad Bukhari or Shan … Continued

PCA AGM- June 23, 2018

Pakistan Canada Association held our Annual General Meeting on Saturday June 23, 2018. Thank you to everyone for coming out and taking part in bettering PCA.

Clean & Green Northeast! May 13, 2018

Clean & Green Northeast! May 13, 2018 On Sunday May 13, 2018 Six Different organizations including PCA Calgary collaborated to assure the streets of NE Calgary were clean. We would like to thank you all for coming out and assisting us in making our community cleaner! “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” ―Mohammed Ali

Annual Clothing Drive! Saturday May 12, 2018

Annual Clothing Drive! Saturday May 12, 2018 On Saturday May 12, 2018 Canadian Pakistani Support Group (CPSG) in collaboration with Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (PCA) held their 4th annual clothing drive. Many donors came out to donate quality clothing, jewellery, handbags etc. We would like to thank the donors, volunteers, PCA executives, and CPSG in assuring we played our part to better those who are in need.

PCA Election 2019

Respected PCA Calgary Members, As per responsibilities entrusted to the PCA current board, we had our meeting in March 2019 regarding the upcoming PCA election of 2019. On behalf of the PCA board, I am pleased to inform you that the Biennial Meeting (AGM) has been scheduled on June 30th, 2019 followed by the PCA Elections on July 20th, 2019. The details will be communicated to all PCA members through the upcoming newsletter. Thanks & Regards, Muhammad Azam Kahloo President Pakistan Canada Association, Calgary (403) 803-9277 president@pcacalgary.ca

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.

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 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