Community life

Religion and the integration of new arrivals into Canadian society

Religion and the integration of new arrivals into Canadian society

Posted: 2020/02/28

At a series of four seminars held at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, panelists shared perspectives on the role of religion in building a peaceful and cohesive society.

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A neighbourhood pilgrimage to the Holy Land

A neighbourhood pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Posted: 2020/02/25

A group of friends from Victoria, B.C. share their experience going on pilgrimage as a neighbourhood team.

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Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from the Prairies

Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from the Prairies

Posted: 2019/11/18

Photos from celebrations of the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

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Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from the Atlantic Provinces

Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from the Atlantic Provinces

Posted: 2019/11/18

Photos from celebrations of the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb from New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

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Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from British Columbia and the North

Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from British Columbia and the North

Posted: 2019/11/13

Photos from celebrations of the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb in British Columbia, the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

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Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from Ontario and Quebec

Celebrating the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Photos from Ontario and Quebec

Posted: 2019/11/13

Photos from celebrations of the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb in Ontario and Quebec.

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Calgary youth visit the Montreal Shrine

Calgary youth visit the Montreal Shrine

Posted: 2019/06/24

The National Spiritual Assembly recently announced the launch of a “special program of visits to the Shrine in Montreal, blessed by the footsteps of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in 1912 and referred to by Him as His home.” In February 2019, the first formally-registered group visited the Shrine.

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“While our neighbourhood advances, our own character develops”

“While our neighbourhood advances, our own character develops”

Posted: 2019/06/05

Shamim Khalili, a youth who offered several periods of service in the Rundle neighbourhood in Calgary, Alta., shares how his experiences affected both his life decisions and relationship to the Faith. This interview has been edited and condensed.

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The uplifting work of teaching

The uplifting work of teaching

Posted: 2019/04/08

Teaching projects can lend hope and inspiration to every individual. A woman from Cochrane, Alta., describes her experience taking part in a teaching project in a Calgary neighbourhood last Fall and the impact it has had on her service to the Plan.

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Communities feel “invigorated” after celebrating Naw-Rúz

Communities feel “invigorated” after celebrating Naw-Rúz

Posted: 2019/04/05

The spirit of joy and renewal surrounding Naw-Rúz has given three communities in rural Ontario a new perspective on their development after they came together to celebrate the start of the new year.

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