General Information 2018-05-07T14:41:05+00:00

Location

International Centre

6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario.

  • Men’s Jalsagah is located in Hall 5
  • Ladies’ Jalsagah is located in Hall 2

The International Centre is conveniently located in the south east corner at the intersection of Airport Road and Derry Road, in the city of Mississauga, west of Metropolitan Toronto.


Registration

Pre-Registration is not available.

Canadian Members can get their permanent ID cards in personal from Aiwan Tahir on every Sunday between 0AM to 4PM

ALL GUESTS ARE REQUESTED TO PROCEED TO Registration marquee during Jalsa days (located in Jalsa Gah) to get registered before entering to the facility.

Registration Desk Locations

  • MEN: Hall-5 Main Entrance
  • LADIES: Hall-2 Main Entrance
  • LADIES with CHILDREN: Hall-3 Main Entrance

Permanent ID Cards & Registration Cards

All those members living in GTA who need a new ID card or replacement ID card can go to Aiwan Tahir during the office hours to obtain cards while members living outside GTA should send their requests through their Local Presidents or Local Amir (as per the existing process).

Contact

Tariq Mahmood (Nazim Registration)
Ph. 416-768-6408
registration@ahmadiyya.ca


Accommodation

With the members of Jama‘at in Greater Toronto Area:

Guests are requested to kindly bring their sleeping bags/comforters with them if staying with the members of the Jama‘at.

Contact

Mubashar Ahmad Shaikh (Nazim Accommodation)
Ph. 416-305-7756

In Hotels on Payment

There are a number of hotels available close to the International Centre and also close to Baitul Islam Mosque.

A limited number of rooms are available at our designated hotels.

Note: Hotel rates vary based on when the booking is made and at which hotel. Please check with the hotel of your choice if special room rates are available for “Ahmadiyya”. The rates are subject to change without notice.

Distance

  • To Jalsagah: 15 – 20 minutes
  • To Baitul Islam: 15 – 20 minutes

Contact

Muzaffar Malik (Nazim Hotel)
Ph. 416-845-5677


Parking

General Parking

Due to security measures, this year the Parking Department has eliminated the Drop-off Zone in front of the Men and Ladies entrances to Jalsa Gah.

To facilitate those members who are unable to walk, Shuttle service has been made available from far ends of Parking lots. Please look for Shuttle Golf Carts.

Handicap Parking

Limited spots have been reserved and made available on a first come first serve basis, closer to the Men and Ladies entrances to Jalsa Gah. All you need to do is to bring your Government issued Handicap Pass.


Hospitality

July 6 & 7 : Lunch and dinner will be served during the Jalsa Salana at the Jalsagah.
July 8 : Lunch will be served at the Jalsagah.
(Tea will be available at all times)
Note: These services are not available during the sessions of Jalsa Salana.

Renting a Stall

Stalls are available for rent at a nominal cost. Anyone interested in booking a stall for food or any other item should contact:

Saeed Khalid (Nazim Stalls)
Ph. 647-282-4494

General Info

Snacks, soft drinks and other food items will be available, at reasonable prices, at the food stalls.
The food stalls will be closed during the Jalsa Program and the daily prayers.


Exhibition & Bookstall

Interesting and informative displays about Islam- Ahmadiyyat will be available for viewing. Books, literature and other items on Islam- Ahmadiyyat can also be purchased at reasonable prices.


Translation

Most part of the program will be in English.

Simultaneous translation, in Urdu and English will be available, in designated areas, in the Jalsagah.

Due to the limited quantity of available equipment, please arrive in time to be assured of getting a translation device.

The wireless headsets will be available for loan for each session, upon deposit of a valid photo-ID with address (e.g. driving license, passport) or upon cash deposit fully refundable on return of the headset.

Contact

Hameed Ahmad Mirza (Nazim Translation)
Ph. 647-778-5692

Note: If you require translation in any other language, please mention this requirement in your registration forms and also talk to the volunteers in the Translation Section upon arrival.


Information Desk

Information Desk will be located in the lobby of Hall 5, next to the Registration Desk, on both men and women side.

Items found, but not claimed during the Jalsa, are transferred to Baitul Islam Markaz for return to the owners.

To help this service, please write your name, address and contact telephone on a tag attached to such items which may possibly be misplaced e.g. bags, brief cases, caps, watches, wallets, umbrellas etc.

Parents are encouraged to put name tag with contact details on their young children.

It is advisable not to bring valuables or large amount of cash at Jalsagah.

Safe Deposit Service

Safe deposit service for valuables is also available. Please make sure to get a receipt while depositing cash or valuables.


Photography/Video Recording

Photography and Video Recording is not allowed in the Jalsagah.

In special cases, limited number of permits may be issued on a written formal request.
Please contact Jalsagah Office for details.

Contact

Assad Saeed (Nazim Photography)
Ph. 416 524 7520


Medical Facilities

Medical teams will be present at both the men and women Jalsagah for any emergency needs. If you are on any medication, please carry it with you during the Jalsa.

Members of Canada Jama‘at are requested to carry their health insurance cards with them.

Foreign guests are advised to acquire Travel Health Insurance policy from their country, as medical care is expensive in Canada.

In case of emergency contact office bearers and if no one is available in severe emergency, please call emergency number 911 for help.

Contact

Dr. Abdul Aleem Khan (Nazim First Aid)
Ph. 416-223-4786