YEG Peace Fest

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This fall, Edmontonians of all backgrounds will come together to reflect on and celebrate peace during the city’s first ever YEG Peace Fest. With the aim of fostering a city-wide promotion of peace, unity and human rights, this festival hosted by the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights and the Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation… Read more »

Fighting discriminatory bus ads

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From the Letter of support for the City of Edmonton, written in Oct. 2013,  and re-sent in July 2014 as the City of Edmonton faces discrimination charges. The Edmonton Interfaith Centre for Education and Action would like to applaud the City of Edmonton for removing the ETS bus ads which target the Muslim community (see Edmonton… Read more »

Building Bridges Among Faith Traditions

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On Sunday, February 9 at 3 p.m. in the Royal Alberta Museum, 12845 – 102 Avenue, the Edmonton Interfaith Centre presents “Building Bridges Among Faith Traditions” an afternoon of inspirational music, prayers and chants from our diverse communities. Artists include Anna Beaumont, Andrew Glover, Karim Gillani Sufi Ensemble, Soka Gakkai Buddhist chant and Debbi Spence…. Read more »

Lunch and Learn

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  On Monday October 6 at noon our speaker for Lunch & Learn will be Lee Thompson, talking about Diverse Pagan Pathways in the Edmonton Area”.     The meetings are here at 11148 – 84 Avenue, entrance is through the back door in the lane across from Tim Horton’s. There is some parking along our building. Bring… Read more »

“Building Bridges Between Faith Traditions”

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On Sunday February 10 we held our third annual multifaith concert featuring music, dance and chants from different traditions around the world. Our 2013 volunteer awards, nicknamed IFFY’s by Mayor Mandel, were given to Sofia Yaqub and Rabbi David Kunin. Popular young singer/songwriter Sean Sonego was the Master of Ceremonies, other entertainment was provided by… Read more »

A Celebration of Abrahamic Faiths

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The Centre helped organize A Celebration of Abrahamic Faiths along with the Phoenix Multi-Faith Society on December 16, 2012 at City Hall. The event featured speakers and music from the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian communities. Here is a look at some of the celebrations. To view the complete set of photos click here, and for… Read more »