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Islamic home finance

I am looking into the option of Islamic Home Finance in Canada. Currently considering 1. Aya Financial http://ayafinancial.com 2. Zero Mortgage http://www.zeromortgage.ca/ 3. IjaraCDC Halal Islamic Sharia Financing | USA Canada 4. Manzil Manzil Home I have three...

Halal Mortgages in Canada

Assalaamu Alaikum, I just wanted to know what your opinion is with regards to the Halal mortgage products provided by Aya Financial and Zero Mortgage in Canada. Whether or not, they really are Halal and Shariah compliant? If your findings suggest that they are not...

Police work in the west

Assalam’aleykum, I live in canada and have studied to be a police officer. However, recently I have been told this is kufr and haram. Kufr For these reasons: 1)I have to take an oath to enforce these laws 2)there is a tiny cross on the arm patch imitating the Kufar...

WuduGear Ultra Thin Wudhu Socks

Question As salaamu alaykum wr wb Dear respected Mufti Saheb, Firstly, I would like to say Jazakallah for your assistance in previously validating masah to be permissible on our Wudu Gear socks, which has so far helped tens of thousands of Muslims in the US and Canada...

Buying and wearing shoes made of pig skin?

Q. There are shoes that are imported into South Africa from America, Canada, Australia, China and many other countries. Some of these imported shoes are manufactured using pigskin. Are Muslim allowed to wear these shoes that are manufactured with pig skin? A. It not...

Response to an Email about KFC.

Q. Salaams, just some thoughts people: I think what is important and missing from the document is that DUU should say, that ‘by the Hanafiyyah standards we follow’ we do not agree with the certification process of other Muslim halal certifying bodies. One could get...

Halaal Certification process.

Q. Can you please respond to this e-mail and give me your opinion on content. Assalamu Alaikum, I contacted the certifying body regarding their Halal certification process and they put me on to a brother. This is the plant which is certified by an Islamic organization...

Consuming crabs, lobster, shell fish, etc.

Q. I would like to know if we could eat mangrove crabs or land crabs, because while my parents were in Trinidad, someone said Maulana Sheraz of the Nur E Islam Masjid said it was haram and they said lobster is haram, so would that not mean shrimp and all shell fish is...

IS IT ALLOWED TO MARRY A QADIYANI?

QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, We live in Canada and I have a daughter who is 20 years old. She met a guy who is 22 years old and they both wants to get married as they are in love. The both are in school studying. We have tried our best to give our kids islamic...

Am i considered a traveller? Do i have to fast?

My mother is going to Canada for 3 months. She will be there for the entire month of Ramdhan. Is she considered a musafir and is allowed to miss her Fasting and when she comes back then she makes it up or does she have to fast there? The reason I ask is because she is...