Religion in Public Life

Religion receives growing attention in Canadian public discourse, as conversation revolves around the relationship between religion and secular society. How can we draw upon the positive potential of religious language and social action, while setting aside the divisive sectarianism and prejudices of the past? This is a task that calls for new language, thinking, and robust conversation about the relationship between religion and society in general.

The Office of Public Affairs works in partnership with a range of organizations, universities, and government agencies to foster a discourse about the role of religion in public life. Featured below is information about a number of recent projects and events.


Each section below highlights aspects of a number of projects advanced by the Office of Public Affairs, often in partnership with other organizations.