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VANCOUVER, 23 MAY 2017, (CBNS)

On May 23, Bahá’ís will celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of the Báb: the moment their religion began.

TORONTO, 12 MAY 2017, (CBNS)

Today, the Baha’i International Community launched “a global campaign calling for the immediate release of the seven Iranian Baha’i leaders, unjustly imprisoned now for nine years.” Canadian Baha’is are participating in the campaign by social media.

TORONTO, 5 MAY 2017, (CBNS)

During the weekend of April 27-30, Baha’i delegates representing every province and territory of Canada participated in the Baha’i National Convention in Toronto.  The 171 delegates elected the national govern

SAKAGEEWIN, MANITOBA, 27 APRIL 2017, (CBNS)

On April 12, the non-profit organization Reconciliation Canada brought together 60 Indigenous and non-Indigenous people with different religions and beliefs to explore the spiritual dimension of the process of reconciliation. Three Baha’is were invited to attend the gathering at Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba.

Toronto, 25 APRIL 2017, (CBNS)
For the 12 day period of the Festival of Ridvan, the Premier of Ontario issued a personal statement to the Baha'i Community, recognizing the significance of these holy days, and expressing an appreciation for the Baha'i community in that province. The text and a photo of the greeting are included here.
 

In the News

NEW YORK, 12 MAY 2017, (BWNS)
The Baha'i International Community is launching a global campaign calling for the immediate release of the seven Iranian Baha'i leaders, unjustly imprisoned now for nine years.
26 APRIL 2017, NATIONAL POST
In the coming weeks, the Khomeinist regime in Iran will stage yet another sham presidential election and Canada’s Parliament will proceed with the fourth annual Iran Accountability Week.
25 APR 2017, (WORLD RELIGION NEWS)
The people belonging to the Baha'i community have been facing harassment from the Yemeni authorities for some time now. The latest is an order to arrest about 25 Baha'is. The Baha’is are being accused by the authorities of showing kindness to people...
NEW YORK, 21 APRIL 2017, (BWNS)
Orders for the arrest of at least 25 Baha'is have been issued by certain authorities in Sana'a who are harassing the Yemeni Baha'is and pressuring them to recant their faith.
New York, 20 APRIL 2017, (TED)
To design the Bahá'í Temple of South America, architect Siamak Hariri focused on illumination — from the temple's form, which captures the movement of the sun throughout the day, to the iridescent, luminous stone and glass used to construct it.