KAILASA Canada – Nithyananda Meditation Academy along with The Canandian
Council of Churches, the Canandian Interfaith Conversation, and the Canandian
Multifaith Federation attend a virtual conversation with faith leaders on “The
Contribution of Faith Communities in a Pandemic” 

KAILASA Canada – Nithyananda Meditation Academy along with The Canandian Council of Churches, the Canandian Interfaith Conversation, and the Canandian Multifaith Federation attend a virtual conversation with faith leaders on “The
Contribution of Faith Communities in a Pandemic” On Thursday, December 3, 2020 with
special guest, the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. 

In a time when confronting the challenges and pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic, faith leaders and the communities have taken up an important role in fostering hope and resilience across Canada.

Speakers at this historic event included:
 The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
 The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour
 Rabbi Debra Landsberg, Past President of the Toronto Board of Rabbis, Co-Chair
of the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus
 M. le Cardinal Gérald C. Lacroix
 Pandit Roopnauth Sharma, President, Hindu Federation of Canada
 Rev. Dr. Rhonda Britton, Vice-President, Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada
 Imam Dr. Hamid Slimi, Immediate Past President, Canadian Council of Imams
 National Indigenous Archbishop Mark MacDonald, Anglican Church of Canada
 Reverend Dr. Bhante Saranapala, Urban Buddhist Monk; Founder of Canada: A
Mindful and Kind Nation
 Commissioner Floyd Tidd, Territorial Commander, Salvation Army
 Gobinder Singh Randhawa, Past Chair, Ontario Sikhs and Gurdwara Council (OSGC)
 Pastor Peter Noteboom, General Secretary, The Canadian Council of Churches
 The Honourable Bardish Chaggar, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth
 Deloria Bighorn, Chairperson, National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Canada

At the end of this event, attendees were invited to share questions and concerns with the Prime Minister’s office in the chat panel.
This event saw nearly 480 registrants who had been invited to attend by each of the three co-hosting organizations. It is our prayer that the conversation strengthened the bonds of hope shared by faith leaders across Canada.

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