Turkish news from Canada
I am appalled by the accusation of Turkey’s president, Mr. Erdogan, singling out Rev. Fethullah Gülen as instigator of the recent military putsch. I am appalled because I am familiar with the work of this Turkish sage, have studied his thought and learned how he understands his mission in society.
As a Catholic theologian committed to […]
Edmonton Intercultural Dialogue Institute hosted a round-table discussion on “Radicalization of Youth” at the IDI Edmonton centre. The keynote speaker was the Hon. Brent Rathgeber, Member of Parliament for Edmonton – St. Albert. In attendance at this very topical event were academics including Prof. David Goa, Director of the Ronning Centre, Prof. Catherine Caufield, University […]
Colonel Guy Chapdelaine from the Office of the Chaplain General, National Defence Headquarters, led off with carefully considered thoughts on the nature of extremism itself. He stressed that our religions must be practiced in the open, through exchange, respect, and understanding. For him, education is vital, not only concerning the beliefs of others, but concerning […]
The Intercultural Dialogue Institute of Montreal in collaboration with Anatolian Heritage Federation organized a Friendship Reception in Quebec’s Parliamentary building ‘’l’Assemblée Nationale’’ in Quebec. Quebec residents had a chance to meet with their member of parliament and to visit the National Assembly in a friendly atmosphere. MNA’s from different political parties were invited to […]
This year’s graduation ceremony was more lively and exciting then ever before.
Two valedictorians from each campus were chosen. Habibe Dogan, our valedictorian from the Blue Haven Campus gave an energetic speech that had the class of 2015 both in laughter and in tears. She will be continuing her education at McGill University where she has […]