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OTTAWA, 15 JULY 2017 (CBNS)

From June 28-30, five Baha’is joined a group of 75 young people in Ottawa to participate in a conversation about the role of religion in Canadian common life, the importance of religious freedom, and the true nature of pluralism. Participants in the gathering came from across the country and from diverse religious backgrounds.

TORONTO, 29 JUNE 2017, (CBNS)

The film series How We Grow, produced by The Illumine Media Project, begins with lines of chalk on a chalkboard that slowly morph into leaves, stems, and eventually a cherry tomato plant.

TORONTO, 20 JUNE 2017, (CBNS)

CBC Radio is broadcasting a timely set of lectures on diversity, citizenship and reconciliation during the last week of June on their “Ideas” program.  Recorded through April and May in South Africa, Israel, India, Germany and Canada, t

OTTAWA, 2 JUNE 2017 (CBNS)

On May 9, 2017, the House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights heard testimony in relation to the subcommittee’s annual Iran Accountability Week.

LAKE COUCHICHING, 31 MAY 2017, (CBNS)

From May 18-21, some Baha’i youth joined a diverse cohort of youth at a training retreat aimed to help develop the capacity to facilitate meaningful conversations about reconciliation.

In the News

BIC GENEVA, 21 July 2017, (BWNS)
Three decades ago, barred from higher education, the Baha’is of Iran embarked on a remarkable journey to educate their youth.
MADRID, SPAIN, 2 JULY 2017, (BWNS)
In a stirring display of solidarity and good will, some 300 representatives of religious communities and civil society organizations gathered for a conference in Madrid on an issue of acute concern—forced migration.
OTTAWA, 26 JUNE 2017, OTTAWA CITIZEN
As we mark what it means to be Canadian on July 1, I’m struck by the necessity of remembering that for more than 450 years, faith has shaped the human landscape of Canada.
21 JUNE 2017, CANTECH LETTER
How many of us go to church these days? In Canada, that number has been dropping for decades. But a changing religious landscape hasn’t brought about the death of organized worship. Instead, faith groups are adapting in order to survive.
21 JUNE 2017, THE WASHINGTON POST
The most valuable gift I ever received took four years to pass through several hands and cross half the world to get to me. It’s a bracelet made from the threads of a towel I left behind in Tehran’s Evin prison.