The National Spiritual Assembly welcomed former Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for Mount Royal, Irwin Cotler, to the Reception Centre adjacent to the Baha’i Shrine in Montreal on the 7th of September to convey to him the gratitude of the Baha’i community for his unwavering defence of the Baha’is in Iran over more than 25 years in public life. Professor Cotler retired from political office this past year.
The Canadian Bahá’í National Centre property was purchased more than 40 years ago before the City of Toronto expanded to the northern suburbs of Markham, Richmond Hill and beyond, surrounding the administrative centre of the Bahá’í Community in Canada.
The Baha’i Community of Canada has relaunched a section of its website that includes a series of statements and discussion papers on issues in the public discourse.
The 40th Association for Bahá’í Studies conference will take place in Montreal, QC from August 11-14.
The annual conference is a space where participants can critically reflect on their professions and fields of interest in relation to Bahá’í thought and teachings.
VisionTV will broadcast an introductory documentary on the Baha’i Faith on May 23rd at 9pm EST. Titled “The Baha’is”, the one-hour film illustrates the impact of the Baha’i Faith on the lives of several Baha’is across Canada.