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Several AKDN agencies and affiliates are active in Canada. One of the most prominent institutions is the Aga Khan Foundation, which has mobilised funds for development initiatives in Eastern Africa and South and Central Asia, notably through the annual World Partnership Walk.

The Global Centre for Pluralism, to be built in the former Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, will be a major new international centre for research, education and exchange about the values, practices and policies that underpin pluralist societies.

The Aga Khan Museum, to be built in Toronto, Canada, will be dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and display of artefacts - from various periods and geographies - relating to the intellectual, cultural, artistic and religious heritage of Islamic communities.


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Aga Khan Receives Honorary Degree from Trinity College at the University of Toronto
25 November 2013 - His Highness the Aga Khan received an honorary doctorate from Trinity College at the University of Toronto in recognition of the work of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada
24 May 2013 - Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Global Centre for Pluralism while introducing Kofi Annan, who delivered the Pluralism Lecture

Province of Alberta and Aga Khan Sign Cooperation Agreement
24 October 2012 - Alberta's Premier Alison Redford and His Highness the Aga Khan today signed an Agreement of Cooperation to expand collaboration in the areas of health sciences, education, the environment, forestry and natural resources management, culture, and private sector and economic development.

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