Jared Lindzon

Jared Lindzon is a freelance journalist and public speaker based in Toronto. He is a regular contributor to the Globe & Mail, Fast Company and TIME Magazine, and has been published in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Fortune Magazine, and many more.
Halal mortgages

The prospect of halal mortgages in Canada: What you need to know

Since Ali Najaf moved from Pakistan to Vancouver as a student in 2012, he has earned a degree, landed a job in human resources, and gotten married. Now the 30-year-old says he’s ready to purchase his first property in his adoptive homeland, but there’s a problem; as a practicing Muslim, Najaf cannot collect or pay interest, barring him from traditional mortgage products.

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