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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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.

Union Gospel Mission: Case Studies in Faith-Based Social Service
REPORT January 12th

Union Gospel Mission (UGM) ministers to people experiencing homelessness, poverty, and addiction throughout Metro Vancouver and Mission, British Columbia. Throughout its eighty-year history, Union Gospel Mission’s work has been rooted in and motived by its Christian faith. The organization meets immediate needs in the region with emergency shelter, chaplaincy services, and meals.

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