7th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom

The 7th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom, hosted by David Anderson, MP  focused on present implications for religious freedom in Canada, as well as a discussion on the role of faith and freedom of religion or belief in Canada’s future. The evening consisted of two expert panels, closing remarks by Mr. Ray Pennings of Cardus, as well as Q&A and discussion time.

PROGRAMME:

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SPEAKERS:

Imam Luqman Ahmed – Imam with Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Canada | Bio

Fr. Raymond J. de Souza – Editor-in-Chief of Convivium.ca | Bio

Dr. David Guretzki – Executive Vice President, Evangelical Fellowship of Canada | Bio

Mr. Don Hutchinson – Author & Principal, Ansero Services | Bio | Presentation text

Ms. Raheel Raza – President, Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow & Founding Member, Muslim Reform Movement | Bio

Mr. Ray Pennings – Executive Vice President, Cardus | Bio

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SPEAKER BIO: Fr. Raymond J. de Souza

Father Raymond J. de Souza Editor-in-Chief of Convivium.ca Father Raymond J. de Souza serves as Editor-in-Chief of Convivium.ca, Chaplain of Newman House at Queen’s University, and as Pastor of Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Wolfe Island, ... Full Article

SPEAKER BIO: Ray Pennings

Ray Pennings Executive Vice President, Cardus Ray Pennings has founded a think tank, worked in politics and punditry, published on education, law, and theology, and led the research arm of a labour organization. He has spoken and written widely ... Full Article

SPEAKER BIO: Raheel Raza

Raheel Raza President, Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow & Founding Member, Muslim Reform Movement Raheel Raza is President of The Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow; founding member of The Muslim Reform Movement; Director of Forum for ... Full Article

SPEAKER BIO: Don Hutchinson

Don Hutchinson Author & Principal, Ansero Services Don Hutchinson is the principal of Ansero Services, a registered Canadian charity that encourages Christian individuals and ministries actively engaged on the issue of religious freedom in ... Full Article

SPEAKER BIO: Dr. David Guretzki

Dr. David Guretzki Executive Vice President, Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Dr. David Guretzki is Executive Vice President and Resident Theologian at the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. He previously worked 24 years at Briercrest College and ... Full Article

SPEAKER BIO: Imam Luqman Ahmed

Imam Luqman Ahmed Imam with Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Canada Luqman Ahmed is an Imam with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at of Canada, currently working in Ottawa region. He is a graduate of Jamia Ahmadiyya Canada, a seven-year ... Full Article