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New Westminster, B.C., 1 AUGUST 2018, (CBNS)

In Queen’s Park of New Westminster, British Columbia, stands a totem pole that honours Dorothy Maquabeak Francis, a woman whose legacy of service to humanity is still influencing lives today. Dorothy Francis was a member of the Baha’i community, who among many other significant contributions, established the first Indian Friendship Centre in Canada.

Toronto, 9 July 2018, (CBNS)

Baha’is in hundreds of cities, towns, and villages across the country will gather tomorrow to commemorate the martyrdom of “the Báb”, the Prophet-Herald of their Faith.

Ottawa, 12 June 2018, (CBNS)

“It is not every day you have the chance to launch a book that takes us through a creative journey, the refining of a concept, how it turns it into a design and then into a building in the foothills of Santiago.” With those words, Ambassador Alejandro Marisio welcomed guests of the Embassy of Chile to his official residence in Ottawa, to celebra

Stoney Nakoda First Nation, 5 June 2018

The Stoney Nakoda First Nation west of Calgary, Alberta was host in May to a book launch for Equals and Partners: A Spiritual Journey Toward Reconciliation and Oneness, Wazin Îchinabi, a new memoir by southern Alberta author Patricia Verge. Wazin Îchinabi is the Stoney-Nakoda word for oneness.

Delegates at Canadian Baha'i National Convention
Toronto, 29 May 2018

From May 24-27, Baha’is from across Canada gathered at the Toronto Baha’i Centre for the annual Baha’i National Convention. The primary purpose of the Convention is to elect the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Canada, a nine-person consultative body that serves as the governing council for the Baha’is of Canada.

In the News

9 JULY 2018, NATIONAL POST
Canadians don't realize how much of a role faith plays for immigrants, and the trend is an ode to the history of settlement in Canada
MONTREAL, QUEBEC, 20 JUNE 2018, Iran Press Watch
On May 22, 2011, in a coordinated and simultaneous operation, agents of the Ministry of Intelligence raided the homes of 39 Baha’i citizens connected with the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education (BIHE)...
NEW YORK, 4 APRIL 2018, COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS (CFR)
Payam Akhavan, associate professor of law at McGill University, commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah with a discussion on the Baha’i faith, as part of CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
31 JANUARY 2018, VANCOUVER SUN
As Canadian members of the Baha’i faith continue to bask in the glow of the 200th anniversary of the birth of their Persian founder, Baha’u’llah, they take particular pride in the many Indigenous people among their faith...
BIC NEW YORK, 31 OCTOBER 2017, (BWNS)
Fariba Kamalabadi, a member of the former leadership group of the Baha’is in Iran recently concluded her unjust, ten-year prison sentence. She is the second individual from among the former Yaran to be released.