We’ve moved! Our bloggers slowed down a bit over the summer with holidays and packing/unpacking of our office. The Centre for Faith and Public Life (the CFPL in ActivateCFPL) has moved to new space in the Varette Building, just three blocks south of the Parliament buildings at Metcalfe and Albert. Our new digs are suite… Read More

Guest Blogger, Rick Heimstra, Director, Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism For over a century, Statistics Canada (StatsCan) and its predecessor have collected religious affiliation information once every decade through the Canadian census, but not anymore.  Starting in 2011, religious affiliation and other demographic information will be collected by a new National Household Survey (NHS). … Read More

Prominent in yesterday’s headlines around the world was news of a brutal and senseless attack on World Vision building near Oghi town in Mansehra district on North West Frontier Province, 65 km north of Islamabad. Up to 15 suspected Islamic militants riding pick-up vehicles descended on the building, armed with guns and grenades. One staff person… Read More