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PHOTOS: Gratitude expressed for new Red Deer mosque project at ground-breaking ceremony

Dozens of people gathered for an outdoor prayer ceremony on Friday. It was held before the ground-breaking for an Islamic Centre mosque and community hall that will be built next to the Timberlands fire hall in Red Deer.
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Dozens of people gathered for an outdoor prayer ceremony on Friday, held before the ground-breaking for an Islamic Centre mosque and community hall that will be built next to the Timberlands fire hall in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Dozens of people gathered for an outdoor prayer ceremony on Friday. It was held before the ground-breaking for an Islamic Centre mosque and community hall that will be built next to the Timberlands fire hall in Red Deer.

Construction is expected to start in a few weeks and the mosque is expected to be operational before the end of 2024.



Lana Michelin

About the Author: Lana Michelin

Lana Michelin has been a reporter for the Red Deer Advocate since moving to the city in 1991.
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