For Ismaili Muslims, a Toronto milestone

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam of the Ismaili Muslims, at the opening of the Ismaili Centre Toronto and the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto on Friday (September 12, 2014.) Photo courtesy of THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim *Note to Eds: Our rights to use this photo expire 3 months from the original publish date of Sept. 16, 2014. Please delete the image at this time.*

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TORONTO (RNS) When the Aga Khan set out more than a decade ago to build a landmark museum to house his family's collection of Islamic art, he wanted to locate it in London. When those plans fell through, he chose Toronto.