Reports From Conference on Religion and Citizenship

17 May 2017
Our Whole Society, a multi-faith conference supported by the EFC, took place in Ottawa last week. Speakers and workshop leaders, including Dr. John Borrows, Dr. John Ralston Saul and several MPs, discussed religion and citizenship in public life at the milestone of Canada’s 150th birthday.

You can see a variety of resources from the conference, and learn more about "Building Our Whole Society: Religion and Citizenship at Canada’s 150th," at For example, you will find links there to:
  • Dr. John Borrows - "Reconciliation and Refusal: The TRC and the Politics of Solidarity" (video)
  • Dr. John Ralston Saul - "The Place of Spirituality and Citizenship" (video)
  • Dr. Andrew Bennett, panel address (published in Convivium)
  • A "story" of tweets and photos from the conference
  • Photo gallery
  • Bahá'í World News Service article: Citizenship and Religion Explored in Canada
  • Peter Stockland on Howard Adelman's address (published in Convivium)
For more events of interest to Christians in Canada, check the EFC's community calendar. You can add your own event there for free.