CDS Fundraiser Gala Dinner

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Thanks for your continued support. Your contributions of time, money, and—most importantly—ideas have affected the lives of many in your community. The CDS Board is excited to announce our upcoming Fundraising event.

You can expect a great meal, and music. We're also excited to welcome our Keynote Speaker Dr. Clovis Maksoud (veteran diplomat and scholar)

Ticket Price: $100
Date: Saturday February 20., 2016
Location: CDS House - 898 Markham Rd, Toronto Ontario
Please donate to day, the CDS needs your support!

This donation will be used towards community initiatives such as:

Scholarship funds for our university students
Helping our newcomers integrate into their new community
Reactivating the Youth Committee
Buying more cemetery plots
Maintaining the Druze House

To purchase your tickets please call:

Walid Alawar (905) 431-1616
Saed Abouchakra (647) 222-0224
Mohamad Abou Hamdan (905) 706-9899
Amin Younis (416) 939-1497
Souheil Elhalabi (416) 508-4641
Jinan Bouorm (416) 618-8379
Mayssoun Hatoum (416) 727-7573
Online http://druze.net/donation/
If for any reason you cannot participate in this important event, donations are accepted and much appreciated (a tax deductible receipt will be issued ).

With gratitude,

Canadian Druze Society Board of Directors

Al3awad Bisalamitkon Almar7om Najib Kattini (Abou Omar)

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Dear Brothers and Sisters,

It is with sadness that we inform you about the passing of Almar7om Najib Kattini (Abou Omar). Mr. Kattini passed away in Jaramana Syria after a short battle with illness he Was 60 years old. Mr. Kattini is survived by his wife Ferial Qsuah and their children: Omar, Lana, Diana, Rana, Nagm and Maram. He is also survived by his brothers: Ziad Kattini married to Nassim Al Sharani, Zouhair Kattini married to Ragheda Karoony, Iyad Kattini and his sisters Maha Kattini married to Kameel Al-rafea and Abear Kattini married to Sam Abougsh ( All in Toronto). The family will be accepting condolences on Sunday January 24,2016 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at The Druze House.

العوض بسلامتكم
انا لله وانا اليه راجعون

Best Regards,
CDS Board Members

Al3awad Bisalamitkon Almar7om Walid Bou Mojahed (Abou Haitham). 

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Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

It is with sadness that we inform you about the passing of Almar7om Walid Bou Mojahed (Abou Haitham).
Mr. Bou Mojahed passed away in Lebanon he Was 71 years old. Mr. Bou Mojahed is married to Wafaa Bou Mojahed ,their children are Haitham and Bahaa.His brothers are Jamal,Maan ( Reside in Lebanon)
and Osmat resides here in Toronto.
His sisters are Hoda,Najwa,Rajaa,Nada,Sawsan (Lebanon)
and May (USA).
 
 
Mr. Osmat Bou Mojahed and his family will be accepting condolences on Sunday January 10,2016 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Druze House

898 Markham Road
Scarborough, On M1H 2Y2
 

  العوض بسلامتكم  
  إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون  
       رحمه الله         

Best Regards,
CDS Board Members

New Year’s Party this Thursday – LAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS!

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The party starts this Thursday at 7:00 PM on Dec 31st. 

Don't be disappointed and book your tickets now! 
THIS IS FINAL CALL FOR TICKETS! 

A small set of tickets will be available at the door. Once they're gone, THEY ARE GONE! 

To purchase your tickets please contact any of the following:

  • Walid Alawar (905) 431-1616
  • Arij Abouchakra (647) 224-0402
  • Amin Younis (416) 939-1497
  • Ramzi Abi Rafeh (647) 889-8898
  • Akram Abou Charaf (416) 845-5521
  • Mohamad Abou Hamdan (905) 706-9899


Tickets Prices
$100.00 Adult
$ 60.00 Child (6 – 13)
Children under 6 are FREE of charge

Limited room reservations available at the special rate of $99.00 per night. This includes complimentary self-parking at the Toronto Airport Marriot Hotel. please go to:
Call Reservations Toll Free: 1 800-905-2811 or -1 888- 236 -2427
Click Here for Online Reservations

Al3awad Bisalamitkon – Almar7om Alsheikh Fawzi Zahreddine

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Dear Brothers and Sisters,

It is with sadness that we inform you about the passing of sheikh Fawzi Zahreddine (Abou Fadi).

Sheikh Zahreddine passed away in Lebanon he Was 85 years old.

His children are:

Fadi married to Zeina Fawzi Chdid (Mississauga), Raghida, Aida married to Houssam Abouteen ( Burlington) and Fadia married to Talal Hamadeh (Texas USA).

The family will be accepting condolences at his son's house Fadi on Saturday December 26,2015 from 6pm to 8pm at the following address:
3997 Skyview Street, Mississauga On, L5M 8A3

The family can be reached at (647) 988-4099

العوض بسلامتكم
انا لله وانا اليه راجعون

Best Regards,
CDS Board Members

Syrian Refugee Donation @ Druze House on Sunday Dec 20 4pm – 8pm

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*** REMINDER ***
DONATIONS ACCEPTED AT DRUZE HOUSE
ON SUNDAY DEC 20 4PM – 8PM 

In light of the tremendous effort by the Canadian government on bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada from Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey; and in order to participate in supporting some of these refugees,the Canadian Druze Society is seeking donations of gently used or new clothing, shoes and accessories for all ages and genders.(including coats, snow pants, boots, scarves, hats, gloves and mittens) .We request your kind participation in this humanitarian act.
 
The Druze House will be open to accept your generous donation on Sunday December 20,2015 from 4pm to 8pm.
 
We CANNOT accept:

  • High chairs, cribs, car seats
  • Pillows, used linens
  • Large toys or household items
  • Furniture, mattresses

  
Please note: If donating gently worn clothing, please donate only those items that you would still be proud to wear yourself.  Items that are ripped, stained or otherwise in unwearable condition should not be donated.
 
Thank You,

Al3awad Bisalamitkon – Almar7oma Raghida Alaridi

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Dear Brothers and Sisters,

وانطفأت شمعة من شموعنا. أبناء الفقيدة، مايا، ميرنا، وائل ، وزوجها يوسف العريضي وعموم آلِ العريضي وآل شجاع ، وجميع أقربائهم وأنسبائهم في الوطن والمهجر، ينعون إليكم بمزيد الحزن والأسى وفاة فقيدتهم الغالية المرحومة: راغدة العريضي التي وافتها المنيّة صباح الجمعة ١٨ كانون الاول عن عمر يناهز ٦٣ عاماً. تقبل التعازي عن روح الفقيدة نهار الأحد الواقع في العشرين من الجاري بين الخامسة والثامنة مساءً على العنوان التالي: Glen Oaks Funeral Home. 3164 Ninth Line Oakville on L6H 7A8 كما ستقام الصلاة عن نفسها نهار الإثنين الواقع في الواحد والعشرين من الجاري الساعة الحادية عشرة صباحاً حيث ستوارى بعدها الثرى الساعة الثانية عشرة والنصف ظهراً عَلى نفس العنوان. لنفسها الرحمة ولكم من بعدها طول البقاء.

It is with sadness that we inform you about the passing of Mrs. Raghida Alaridi the wife of Mr. Yousef Alaridi and the mother of Maya,Mirna and Wael. Mrs. Alaridi passed away peacefully in Mississauga on Friday December 18,2015 surrounded by her family she was 63 years old. The viewing will take place this coming Sunday, December 20,2015 between 5:00 pm and 8:00 PM at Glen Oaks Memorial Funeral Home located at 3164 Ninth Line, in Oakville, Ontario L6H 7A8. Funeral will take place on Monday December 21,2015 at the same funeral home at 11:00 AM.

العوض بسلامتكم
انا لله وانا اليه راجعون

Best Regards,
CDS Board Members

Holiday activities for children Dec.20th

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The ladies committee at the CDS would like to invite your children for a fun day,

Children 9 years and above:

Ice skating trip to Nathan Phillips Square
A School bus will leave the Druze house
at 1:30 sharp,Will be back by 5:30 pm .
the trip includes ice skating,a stop at Mc Donald’s.
transportation:free of charge
Rentals equipments+ Mc Donald’s :$20 (kids will pay for it and keep the rest)

To secure seats please call before Friday Dec18th
Mirna : 647- 970-8829
Mayssoun: 416- 727-7573

Children below 9 years:

Arts and Crafts at the CDS
Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Free: pancake breakfast
Bring: a pair of white socks( for the activities).

Looking forward for a day full of fun!
Happy Holidays!

CDS is collecting donations of warm clothing to help the Syrian refugees 

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Dear Community Members,
 
In light of the tremendous effort by the Canadian government on bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada from Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey; and in order to participate in supporting some of these refugees,the Canadian Druze Society is seeking donations of gently used or new clothing, shoes and accessories for all ages and genders.(including coats, snow pants, boots, scarves, hats, gloves and mittens) .We request your kind participation in this humanitarian act.
 
The Druze House will be open to accept your generous donation on Sunday December 20,2015 from 4pm to 8pm.
 
We CANNOT accept:

  • High chairs, cribs, car seats
  • Pillows, used linens
  • Large toys or household items
  • Furniture, mattresses

  
Please note: If donating gently worn clothing, please donate only those items that you would still be proud to wear yourself.  Items that are ripped, stained or otherwise in unwearable condition should not be donated.
 
 Thank You,

New Year’s Celebration at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel

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Please join us for a New Year’s Eve Party on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Toronto Airport Marriot Hotel
901 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON M9W 1J5

Hosted by The Canadian Druze Society of Ontario

Join us for a night full of fun, DJ entertainment, dance and good food with DJ Firas Hosn

Also entertainment and babysitter will be available for the kids during this event

Tickets prices

$100.00 Adult
$ 60.00 Child (6 – 13)

Children under 6 are free of charge

To purchase your tickets please contact:

Walid Alawar (905) 431-1616
Arij Abouchakra (647) 224-0402
Amin Younis (416) 939-1497
Ramzi Abi Rafeh (647) 889-8898
Akram Abou Charaf (416) 845-5521
Mohamad Abou Hamdan (905) 706-9899

For room reservations at the special rate of $99.00 per night including complimentary self-parking at the Toronto Airport Marriot Hotel, please go to:
Please book your rooms as soon as possible to get this special rate because the number of rooms is limited!
Book your group rate for Canadian Druze Society New Year’s Party 2015

Call Reservations Toll Free: 1 800-905-2811 or -1 888- 236 -2427
Click Here for Online Reservations

Event Date: Thursday December 31
Event Location: Toronto Airport Marriot Hotel @ 901 Dixon Road, Toronto