Assalamu-Alaikum,

There have been confirmed and verified sighting of Hilal for the month of Rabi-al-Awwal from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Thursday 08th November 2018, 29th Safar. Therefore, Hilal Committee declares Friday 09th November 2018 the 01st of Rabi-al-Awwal the next Meeting of the Hilal Committee will be held on 29th Rabi-al-Awwal Friday 7th December 2018, to determine the sighting of Hilal for Rabi-al-Thani.

 Day/Date Friday,7th December 2018. Time After Salatul Magrib Place Madinah Masjid 1015, Danforth Ave Toronto. Please send an Imam / Scholar and a representative from your organisation. To attend the meeting.

Important Date in Rabi-al-Awwal 1440AH

Day of Tuesday 12th Rabi-al-Awwal: Tuesday 20th December 2018

Hilal Committee, based in Toronto, does not include the Pacific time zone. Our Fiqh Committee agreed with the sunset in the summer at 9:04 PM to wait 3 hours for Pacific zone was not practical for Masjids Taraweeh Salaat. Our standards are applied the same way for each moon sighting.