Markaz Ul Islam, is a Muslim Congregation established in Fort McMurray , Alberta, Canada in 1983. Markaz Ul Islam is a registered Canadian charitable organization. The current Masjid in downtown Fort McMurray was built in 1989 that can accommodate a maximum of 250 worshippers.
Fort McMurray is situated north of Alberta and is the core town of oil sand Industry. Due to the boom in the oil sand since the year 2000, the Muslim population in Fort McMurray has increased exponentially. Muslims from all over the world – the Middle East, Pakistan, Somalia, Bangladesh, India and other countries from Africa, Asia, Europe, Far East – have come to Fort McMurray to work in the oil sand industry and other sectors of public life including Information Technology, Medicine, Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Private Businesses, transportation and General Service Industries.