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TORONTO, 23 FEBRUARY 2017, (CBNS)

From sunset on February 24 to sunset of February 28, Baha’is and their friends in more than 100 000 localities in virtually every country around the world will be celebrating the festival of Ayyam-i-Ha (or the “Days of Ha”).  The days mark a special time in the year intended by Baha’u’llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha’i Faith, for good cheer, charity, giving praise to God, and often includes giving gifts.

TORONTO, 30 JANUARY 2017, (CBNS)

In response to reports that a gunman opened fire in a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Quebec on Sunday night, killing six people and wounding several others, the following statement was made by Dr. Gerald Filson, Director of Public Affairs for the Baha’i Community of Canada:

Panelists and moderator for "Positive Narratives to Promote Pluralism and Inclusion"
New York, 20 January 2017, CBNS

Director of Government Relations for the Baha’i Community of Canada, Corinne Box, participated in a recent High-Level Forum on Combatting Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hate that was hosted at the UN Headquarters in New York.  She was invited to participate by the Government of Canada.

OTTAWA, 1 DECEMBER 2016, (CBNS)

Baha’i youth were among those participating in a recent “Faith of Millennials 150” conversation held in Ottawa.

University of Ottawa
OTTAWA, 28 NOVEMBER 2016, (CBNS)

As Canada moves towards re-engaging Iran, human rights must be an important part of this relationship.

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AGUA AZUL, Colombia, 23 February 2017, (BWNS)
Plans for the construction of the local Baha'i House of Worship in Agua Azul, a village in Norte del Cauca, Colombia, have recently reached an important milestone.
15 February 2017, (BWNS)
Following the wave of national Baha'i websites that have launched in recent years, the site of the Baha'i community of Iran went online earlier today.
UNITED NATIONS, 12 FEBRUARY 2017 , BWNS
It is vital for aid agencies to see the populations they work with as protagonists of their own advancement. This message formed part of the opening address of a representative of the Baha'i International Community at a recent conference...
NEW YORK, 10 Jan 2017, Baha'i International Community (BIC)
Many today are wondering whether the United Nations and the international system are up to the challenges of the moment.
30 December, 2016, RADIO CANADA INTERNATIONAL
Sonjel Vreeland, member of the Baha’i Faith Charlottetown Centre, in Prince Edward Island, explains the principles of her religion and talks about the social function of the Baha’i Centre in her city.