Chaplains Connect with Muslim police chaplain - Imam Abdul Hai Patel


On June 8th, I had the privilege of interviewing Imam Abdul Hai Patel who currently serves as a police chaplain for York Regional Police. Imam Patel has been an Islamic faith leader for over 52 years and also currently serves as a Muslim Chaplain at the University of Toronto. He is the immediate past President of Canadian Multifaith Federation and their current Vice President. He is the founder of several foundations, and a member of the Interfaith Advisory Committee of the Federal Government Corrections Canada. He is the recipient of the Governor General and Ontario Government's awards for Community Service & Queen's Diamond Jubilee award. We are blessed that he is an active member of the CPCA.


Numerous topics were covered in the recorded hour and a half video below including Imam Patel's journey in the Islamic faith, chaplaincy service within the Toron