5th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom

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The 5th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom, hosted by David Anderson, MP, focused on the importance of protecting religious freedom in increasingly secular societies. The evening consisted of a keynote address by Dr. Os Guinness, contributions from Dr. Janet Epp Buckingham and Dr. Mario Silva, Q&A and discussion time, and closing remarks by Mr. Abdu Murray.

PROGRAM:

Program for May 2, 2016 (PDF)

SPEAKERS:

Dr. Os Guinness | Bio
Dr. Janet Epp Buckingham | Bio
Dr. Mario Silva | Bio
Mr. Abdu Murray | Bio

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David Anderson, MP hosts 5th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom

May 3, 2016

Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, was pleased to host the 5th Annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom, held in Ottawa on the evening of May 2, 2016. Organized by MP Anderson, this year’s forum was entitled, “Religious Freedom […]


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SPEAKER BIO: Abdu Murray

April 28, 2016

Mr. Abdu Murray B.A., J.D. North American Director, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries Mr. Murray is the author of two books, including his latest, Grand Central Question: Answering the Critical Concerns of the Major Worldviews. Mr. Murray has spoken to diverse international audiences and has participated in debates and dialogues across the globe. He has appeared as a […]


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SPEAKER BIO: Mario Silva

April 28, 2016

Dr. Mario Silva B.A., LL.M., Ph.D. (International Law) Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ryerson University Dr. Mario Silva has had a distinguished career as an elected municipal and federal official between the years 1994 and 2011 as well as an author and international legal scholar. He was appointed by the Government of Canada to serve as the […]


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SPEAKER BIO: Janet Epp Buckingham

April 28, 2016

Dr. Janet Epp Buckingham B.A., LL.B., LL.D. Associate Professor of Political Studies and History, Trinity Western University Janet Epp Buckingham is a professor at Trinity Western University and the Director of the Laurentian Leadership Centre, an Ottawa-based, live-in, extension program for upper-year university students focusing on public policy. She has previously served as director, law […]


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SPEAKER BIO: Os Guinness

April 28, 2016

Dr. Os Guinness D.Phil International Adjunct Speaker with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, Author, and Social Critic Dr. Os Guinness was born in China in World War II where his parents were medical missionaries.  He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of London and his D.Phil in the social sciences from Oriel College, Oxford. Dr. […]


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MP David Anderson to host 5th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom

April 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, will be hosting the 5th Annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom on the evening of May 2, 2016. Unlike previous forums, this year’s session will deal exclusively with the importance […]


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