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OTTAWA, 30 NOVEMBER 2017, (CBNS)

On November 27th, Canadian Members of Parliament, members of the diplomatic corps, and others from civil society joined representatives of the Baha’i community for a reception on Parliament Hill to honour the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah. The gathering was held in the Commonwealth Room in the Centre Block of Parliament, next to the House of Commons Chamber.

OTTAWA, 27 NOVEMBER 2017, (CBNS)

On November 22nd, the Raoul Wallenberg All-Party Parliamentary Caucus for Human Rights hosted a screening of the film, “The Cost of Discrimination,” near Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

TORONTO, 24 NOVEMBER 2017, (CBNS)

On November 12th, the New Generation Interfaith Initiative, a group formed under the auspices of the Canadian Interfaith Conversation, held their first gathering, “Renewed Engagement: Forging New Paths for Our Interfaith Conversation.” 

LONDON, UK, 23 NOVEMBER 2017, (CBNS)

The recently opened Baha’i House of Worship in Santiago, Chile, has been ranked among the best-engineered buildings in the world.

TORONTO, 30 OCTOBER 2017, (CBNS)

“The fact that this bicentenary is being celebrated globally is a reminder of the transformative impact of Baha’u’llah’s teachings on the lives of individuals, families, communities and neighbourhoods, across Canada and worldwide,” said Hon. Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research, Innovation and Science.

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BIC NEW YORK, 31 OCTOBER 2017, (BWNS)
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BIC NEW YORK, 23 OCTOBER 2017, (BWNS)
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PRINCE GEORGE, 17 OCTOBER 2017, PG CITIZEN
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17 OCTOBER 2017, TVO
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VANCOUVER, 14 OCTOBER 2017, GEORGIA STRAIGHT
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