I always tell my students that we had an easier time growing up in Canada than they do now. They always ask what I mean, sounding almost surprised at my statement. I tell them that the reality of the situation … Continue reading
About Arshia Alam
Arshia Alam is a teacher and a guidance counsellor. She has over 20 years of experience in the education sector, and spent most of her career at the Islamic Foundation School in Toronto, Canada since its inception. Arshia is a graduate of the first cohort of the Islamic Teacher Education Program in 2011. She is currently on the Hot Soup Days committee, a ‘free restaurant’ that is designed to serve those who are less fortunate, with the program being in its tenth year. Stemming from the Ramadhan Food and Toy Drive through the Hot Soup Days program, Arshia is part of the team that recently opened Takbeer Food Bank, a food service designed to provide groceries to needy individuals and families across the greater Toronto area.