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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.

The Toronto-based Baha’i-inspired initiative presents an organic, growth-oriented perspective through its films, and seeks to apply the same approach to its own development.

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, the series of talks were produced by CBC in partnership with The Laurier Institution of Vancouver. 

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.

TORONTO, 30 MAY 2017, (CBNS)

Two new papers have been shared on the website of the Baha’i Community of Canada, each of which focuses on an issue that is relevant to the social progress of the country. The first is on citizenship and inclusion, and the second is on advancing a conversation about reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

OTTAWA, 24 MAY 2017, BAHA'I WORLD NEWS SERVICE

As the people of Canada prepare to celebrate 150 years since the confederation of their country, there has been a wide-ranging national conversation about the past, present, and future of relations between its diverse citizens.

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. The hashtag for the campaign is #releaseBahai7now.

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 governing council of the Baha’is of Canada, the National Spiritual Assembly. They also deliberated on plans and actions of the Baha’i community. 

 

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