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Feb 12, 2019, 08:00 ET Non-Profit Shift the Script Launches More Than Murtadd

Shift the Script presents the controversial new website More Than Murtadd The More Than Murtadd website sheds light on fundamental causes of why...


Feb 06, 2019, 13:00 ET Grey Nuns propose transforming the Youville Mother House in Old Montreal to secure the future of this heritage treasure

"We want to ensure this historic site lives on for the benefit of future generations, by partnering with the Université de Montréal and...


Jan 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the second anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the fatal shooting ...


Jan 28, 2019, 10:33 ET January 29 - Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia and All Forms of Discrimination in Pierrefonds-Roxboro - Invitation to a Press Conference

MONTREAL, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - To commemorate the second anniversary of the attack at the Grand Mosque of Quebec City of January 29, 2017,...


Jan 28, 2019, 00:00 ET Buddhist Leader's Peace Proposal Calls for Urgent Action toward Disarmament and Increased Role for Youth

On January 26, the 37th annual peace proposal by Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist movement, was released,...


Jan 27, 2019, 10:15 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

"Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed. Never shall I forget the small ...


Jan 25, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Friday, January 25, 2019/

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Quebec City, Quebec 12:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks at a luncheon hosted by...


Jan 24, 2019, 17:38 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Friday, January 25, 2019

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Quebec City, Quebec 12:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks at a luncheon hosted by...


Jan 21, 2019, 10:30 ET Fr. Brian Boucher pleads guilty: Archdiocese responds

MONTREAL, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Archdiocese of Montreal responds to the guilty plea that Fr. Brian Boucher entered today at the beginning...


Jan 20, 2019, 11:43 ET Ontario's Catholic Schools Celebrate Community Builders

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of Ontario's diverse and vibrant public school system, Catholic schools have a distinctive faith-based...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Tuesday, January 15, 2019/

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Markham, Ontario 1:25 p.m. The Prime Minister will participate in a Thai Pongal celebration, and...


Jan 14, 2019, 18:02 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Tuesday, January 15, 2019

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Markham, Ontario 1:25 p.m. The Prime Minister will participate in a Thai Pongal celebration, and...


Jan 14, 2019, 09:00 ET Statement by Minister Rodriguez on Thai Pongal

Today, millions of people around the world celebrate Thai Pongal OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Tamil people in Canada and around the world...


Jan 10, 2019, 13:06 ET Statement of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal

MONTREAL, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The relay of information about the booklet Réflexions pour susciter le dialogue parents/enfants sur le...


Jan 09, 2019, 03:00 ET Robert Kraft, New England Patriots Owner, Announced As The 2019 Genesis Prize Laureate

Today, The Genesis Prize Foundation announced prominent American philanthropist and owner of the New England Patriots football team, Robert Kraft, as ...


Dec 05, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, December 5, 2018/

OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. 2:00 p.m....


Dec 02, 2018, 12:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister to mark the start of Hanukkah

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the start of Hanukkah: "Tonight, Jewish ...


Nov 28, 2018, 15:38 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, November 28, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. 2:00 p.m....


Nov 28, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, November 28, 2018/

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. 2:00 p.m....


Nov 27, 2018, 18:21 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, November 28, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. 2:00 p.m....


Nov 23, 2018, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the anniversary of the birth of Guru...


Nov 07, 2018, 09:34 ET Statement by Minister Rodriguez on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

Today, members of Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist communities in Canada and around the world celebrate Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas OTTAWA, Nov. 7,...


Oct 31, 2018, 18:04 ET Parliament of the World's Religions 2018 Media Highlights

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - The Parliament of the World's Religions officially opens tomorrow. The Parliament of the World's Religions, the...


Oct 30, 2018, 10:47 ET Toronto Welcomes World's Largest Interfaith Event

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is pleased to announce that it will host the world's largest and most...


Oct 25, 2018, 11:59 ET The Top 5 must-see events at the Parliament of the World's Religions

World's largest interfaith gathering will take place November 1 – 7 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - This November,...