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Statements and Reports
The Bahá’í Community of Canada engages with civil society and the Canadian government to share Bahá’í perspectives on diverse issues. Several documents are linked to below.
- Submission to the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects of Canada, 1983
- Testimony to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (JUST) 42nd Parliament, 1st Session (Regarding Online Hate), 2019
- Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights study on Cyberbullying, 2012
- Submission of the Bahá’í Community of Canada to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 2013
- Submission to the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services on a Resource for Youth Development, 2012
- Submission to the Special Joint Parliamentary Committee on Canada’s Foreign Policy, 1994
- Submission to the National Plan of Action for a World Fit for Children, 2003
- A Place to Land: Addressing Barriers to Youth Employment
- Submission to the Dialogue on Canada’s Foreign Policy, 2003
- Submission to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, 1993
- Submission to the Government of Canada on the Office of Religious Freedom, 2011
The Bahá’í community of Canada collaborates with a number of people to help develop contributions to thought on issues of social concern.
The papers below represent thinking that is helping to inform the work of our community to participate in several Canadian public discourses. They are not position papers or official statements from the Bahá’í community, but rather a set of reflections that draw insights from the Bahá’í teachings and the experience of the community as we seek to apply them to the betterment of society.
- Integration and Participation of Newcomer Youth in Society
- Reflections on the Role of Religion in Society
- Exploring the Connections Between Youth, Religion and Social Change
- Advancing the Conversation on Reconciliation in Canada
- Citizenship and Inclusion
- What Is the Purpose of Youth Empowerment?
- Youth Engagement
- Youth Participation in Decision Making
- Religion and Civic Engagement