1st Ramadan in Canada: When Ramadan 2023 is Expected?

The first day of Ramadan in Canada will depend on the sighting of the moon. However, based on astronomical calculations, it is expected that the first day of Ramadan in Canada will be on the evening of Wednesday, March 22, 2023, and the first day of fasting will begin on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

The start of Ramadan is usually marked by a special evening prayer known as Taraweeh, which is offered after the Isha prayer. Muslim communities in Canada may also come together for special events and programs to mark the beginning of Ramadan, such as community iftars, lectures, and Quran classes.

For Muslims in Canada, the first day of Ramadan is an important and joyous occasion as it marks the beginning of a month of spiritual reflection, increased devotion, and charitable acts. Muslims will fast from sunrise to sunset, and break their fast with family and friends at sunset with a meal known as iftar.

During Ramadan, many Muslim communities in Canada come together to pray, read the Quran, and engage in charitable activities. Some mosques and community centers organize special events and programs during Ramadan, such as lectures, Quran classes, and community meals.

In Canada, employers are required by law to make reasonable accommodations for employees who are observing Ramadan, such as adjusting work schedules or providing a private space for prayer. Overall, Ramadan is an important time of spiritual reflection, community building, and charity for Muslims in Canada.