Advocating for religion in a pluralistic society and in Canadian public life

Upcoming Events

On Wednesday, April 25 from 7-9 p.m., Intercultural Dialogue Institute GTA and Canadian Jewish News cordially invite you to a panel discussion with the theme: "Confronting hate and prejudice: Jewish-Muslim relations in North America." The discussion will take place at the Hart House Debates Room, 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON, M5S 3H3.

Heart to Heart is a joint program of Givat Haviva in Israel and Hashomer Hatzair – Camp Shomria in Canada. Our mission is to support a new generation of young Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel to become leaders who recognize the importance of building a shared society, and possess the relationships and skills to make it a reality.

Join us on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 for an inspiring evening in support of Heart to Heart.

Friday, April 27, 2018: Are you interested in sharing your Shabbat dinner with non-Jewish guests who want to learn about Jewish traditions? If so, let us know how many people you can host and what demographic is most appropriate with your family? Please visit to get more information and to register as a host family.  

On Saturday, April 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., you are invited to a Sufi concert. The event is free (donations are welcome) and takes place at Noor Cultural Centre, 123 Wynford Drive, Toronto.

On April 30, 2018, Raja Khouri Conversations and The Mosaic Institute invite you to a public conversation, Understanding Palestinian and Jewish Narratives: Transcending Bias and Dogma. The conversation will take place at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at Jackman Hall (Art Gallery of Ontario), Toronto. 

The Global Pluralism Award recognizes pluralism in action. It celebrates the extraordinary achievements of organizations, individuals and governments who are tackling the challenge of living peacefully and productively with diversity.

The submission process closes April 30, 2018. Visit the website to learn more.

On Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., you are invited to attend the Greening Sacred Spaces Awards 2018. The Greening Sacred Spaces Awards recognize and showcase faith organizations that have demonstrated initiative and commitment to becoming more sustainable and environmentally-friendly at their places of worship and as a community.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Dinner at 6:30 p.m. (limited seating)

Concert 7:30 p.m.


  • Sitar Fusion
  • Senior Moments

Pickering Village United Church, 300 Church Street North, Ajax, L1T 2W7

Tickets - Dinner & Concert $35

Concert only $20

For more information, email

On May 6, 2018, from 4:00-6:00 p.m., York Centre Multi-faith Council will present a panel discussion and musical performances with the theme, "Tradition in an Age of Modernity" from the Perspectives of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. 

Come explore 11 religions through one rich week, packed with learning and encountering varied religious communities.

From July 31–August 3, in a fractured and increasingly polarized world, come celebrate 30 years of North American Interfaith Network harmony! NAIN is the oldest volunteer-based interfaith network on the continent.

Make a pilgrimage to a 10,000-year-old Indigenous Peoples’ sacred meeting site!

MacEwan University
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
NAIN Connect 2018

The Vedanta Society of Toronto is celebrating its golden jubilee with an Interfaith music event. At present we are trying to find musicians/music groups/a choir who will be interested in participating at this event and representing their faith through music.

The Parliament of the World’s Religions is coming to Toronto in the fall of 2018. The Parliament will take place from October 31 to November 7, 2018, at the Metro Convention Centre.<--break->