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Turkish President Erdogan Wrong To Blame Man Of Prayer For Coup

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 […]

Downtown Regina Ramadan Tent Foster Interfaith Dialogue and Bring Different Backgrounds Together

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Statement by AHF on Developments in Turkey

News media reported about developments in Turkey today regarding actions of Turkish Armed Forces. […]

AHF Statement on Suicide Bombing in Turkey

On January 12, 2015, a bomb blast tore through the tourist district, Sultanahmet neighborhood in Istanbul, killing at least 10 and wounding at least 15. […]

“Voices Against Extremism”

IDI hosted discussion  series in Toronto, Ottawa and Edmonton on themes around Radicalization and Extremism

Ottawa’s Intercultural Dialogue Institute hosted its annual Interfaith Dialogue Supper and Colloquium at the Turkish Cultural Centre in Kanata with the theme “Deterring Homegrown Extremism: Can Faith Communities Help?”. According to Colonel Guy Chapdelaine from the Office of the Chaplain General, National […]

IDI Edmonton Roundtable Discussion “Radicalization of Youth”

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 […]

IDI GTA convenes “Radicalization and Homegrown Extremism” panel

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 […]

Parliamentary Reception in Quebec city

“Successful Immigration’’

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 […]

NILE ACADEMY’S 2015 GRADUATION CEREMONY

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 […]

IDI – Family Iftar dinner on CBC

“3 families from 3 different religions meet on an iftar dinner’’ Intercultural table : Food that gathers

Every year, IDI Montreal organizes family meetings and promotes dialogue by bringing together different cultures and traditions. The “Meet your neighbors” program is an initiative of Intercultural Dialogue Institute whose primary objective is to promote dialogue and cultural exchange […]