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TORONTO, 15 AUGUST 2017, (CBNS)

On August 6th, Baha’is across Canada participated in a National Day of Prayer and Mindfulness, which was initiated by Dave Courchene, an Elder at Turtle Lodge, Manitoba, on behalf of the National Council of Indigenous Elders. The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Canada called on the Canadian Baha’i community across the country to participate in what it termed a “wonderful initiative” and an “inspiring invitation”.

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, 7 AUGUST 2017, (CBNS)

The Association for Baha’i Studies—North America is holding its 41st annual conference in Anaheim, California, from August 10-13, 2017.

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

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