Markaz-Ul-Islam is a registered Canadian charity. It is situated in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The Masjid is located in the downtown area of Fort McMurray and was built in 1989. Fort McMurray can be considered the heart of the Oil Sand Industry. The Muslim population in Fort McMurray has increased exponentially over the years. Muslims work in the oil sand industry and other sectors of public life including in the IT sector, medical services, engineering, accounting & finance, private businesses, transportation and the general service industry.