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Win Two Tickets to Reviving the Islamic Spirit – Toronto

The contest is now closed. Halal Compass is giving away two (2) Tickets to Reviving the Islamic Spirit conference in Toronto, taking place from Friday, December 25th to Sunday, December 27th 2015. Here's how to enter: Step 1: Like our Facebook page Step 2: Like + Share the contest post Step 3: Fill out the form below The winner will be announced on December 24th, 2015 on...

The Evolution of Halal in Toronto – Halal Cafés

Assalamu alaikum, Toronto’s halal options have evolved exponentially in the last few years. What began as the exclusive realm of Indian/Pakistani and Middle Eastern choices (which will always remain staples) have slowly been evolving to cater to the developing tastes of the halal consumer. Comparing Toronto’s halal choices to those of other world class cities makes one realize the true variety and unique...

Hajj Groups in Toronto – The Journey of a Lifetime

The month of Hajj is around the corner! Before Hajj season approaches, those planning their journey find themselves searching for the best group to take them on this journey. While most already have their Hajj itinerary planned and booked, we've gathered a list of just a handful of Hajj groups in Toronto we hope to grow over the coming years in both quantity and...

Turkish Taste in Toronto: The Pide

Assalamu 'alaikum, Having gone to Istanbul a few years ago, I was pleasantly surprised by my experiences there. Sadly I didn’t actually want to go there, but was coerced by my wife.   What resulted was a new found appreciation of Turkey as a center of Islamic history, culture, arts, and of course, cuisine.  I stayed in Istanbul, saw the...

The Halal Journey

Assalamu Alaikum, In this first installment of blogs I wanted to introduce my goals in writing the upcoming pieces. Who am I? I am an INDEPENDENT Muslim consumer in the GTA. I have a focus on common Muslim issues which I think we all hear about or reflect upon. I am primarily focused on issues related to the challenges we face as...