Updated May 25th, 2017: 9:30 pm EST
Based on the international global sighting criteria, the Crescent Committee of Canada is hereby declaring the month of Sha’ban will complete its full cycle of 30 days and the blessed month of Ramadan 1438 will commence as follows:
First Tarawih is Friday, May 26th, 2016
First day of Fasting is Saturday May 27th, 2016.
The new moon was not sighted anywhere across the globe on the eve of Thursday 25th of May, 2017 (29 Sha’ban).
We welcome the blessed month of Ramadan 1438 tomorrow night with Tarawih. May all of you have a blessed Ramadan with accepted fasting, charity and prayers. Ramadan Karim and Ramadan Mubarak!