Our latest project – The Anglosphere Project – looks at the history of religious freedom in the United Kingdom, The United States of America and Canada. A joint initiative of the Religious Freedom Institute and Cardus, it offers a constitutional and institutional history of this foundational liberty in the Anglo-American tradition. Read more at this link.

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Our Time - Project at Vanier Centre for Women
REPORT January 22nd

The OUR TIME project is a service initiative by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints volunteering at the Vanier Centre for Women, a correctional facility in Milton, Ontario. Through OUR TIME, the women incarcerated at Vanier have the opportunity to record themselves reading to their children, giving them a chance to hear their mothers’ voices while they are apart.

Worldwide virtual prayer rally to be held for 'Canada's rabbi' after cancer diagnosis
REPORT January 17th

Rabbi Reuven Bulka, often dubbed “Canada’s rabbi” is a well known spiritual leader in Ottawa’s Jewish community. More than 2,000 people will be joining in a  virtual “worldwide prayer rally” hosted by Congregation Machzikei Hadas following news of his cancer diagnosis. Father Deacon Andrew Bennett, director of the Cardus Religious Freedom Institute, seconded what many in the faith community are saying about Rabbi Bulka. Honoured with the Order of Canada in 2014, Rabbi Bulka is well known as a man who has devoted his life to promoting kindness.

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