Shaban 1436

Crescent Committee of Canada did not receive any positive reports of “naked eye” sightings of the new crescent moon anywhere in the world on the evening of Monday, May 18th, 2015. We are thus completing 30 days of Rajab. The 1st of Sha'aban 1436 will be on Wednesday May 20, 2015. Click title above for full details.

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Uniting Muslims of Canada

When does Ramaḍān begin? When do we celebrate Eid? Is it Dhu al-Ḥijjah? The procedures of the Crescent Committee establish unity with uniformity.

Who We Are?

The Crescent Committee has been established to provide a solution for the Islamic dates, on a unified platform with efforts to establish uniformity.

Latest Announcements

The Crescent Committee declares 1 Dhu al-Qa’dah 1433 AH to be on Tuesday 18 September 2012 CE.

Scholarly articles

Moon Sighting: A Historical Conversion (Shaykh Omar Subedar). Establishing the Sighting of the Crescent (Shaykh Mufti Rafi Usmani).

They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the new moons. Say, ‘They are measurements of time for the people and for Hajj.’ (al-Baqarah 2:189)