Respectful Ways to Celebrate Inclusive Religious Holidays

September 08, 2020

Webinar on Religious Inclusion at the workplace, focusing on religious holidays. Offered through the Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion. Register at their site (

3 Day Online Discovery Program

Oct 14, 21, 28

We will explore three religions - Wicca, Evangelicalism, and Sikhism - on three consecutive Wednesdays. Each day consists of a morning class given by Brian and an afternoon session with a Faith Guide. Extra Q&A sessions as well. 


The Western Lens - Seeing Other Religions More Clearly

This presentation is offered to schools especially to help students understand other religious traditions. We explore how Western conceptions of what "religion" is can mislead us when looking at traditions that are not entwined with Western history. Part talk and part display of religious artefacts (musical instruments, clothing, icons, statues, etc.), this presentation has proved a hit in the era of Zoom.

In the last two months, we've given presentations to:

- Guelph Catholic School Board
- M.M. Robinson HS (Burlington)

- St Jean de Brebeuf (Woodbridge)

- Fr Bressani (Woodbridge).

Interfaith & Social Justice - Univ of Toronto

An event for University of Toronto students exploring how three faith traditions (Sikhs, Muslims & Christians) live out their faith in terms of pushing for social justice. Brian will give an introductory talk and act as moderator for three interviews with Roop Singh Sindu, President of EcoSikh Canada, Imam Hamid Slimi, one of Canada’s most prominent imams, and Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo, a United Church minister and former Member of Provincial Parliament.

Religion Series - Bluewater Lifelong Learners

October 29, 2020

Oct 29: To See, To Be, To Do: The Landscape of World Religions

Nov 5: Hinduism: Thou Art That


Nov 12:  Judaism: A People Set Apart

Nov 19: Christianity: But Now I Say Unto You

Nov 26: Islam: And Muhammad is His Prophet

10:00am - 12:00pm 

On Zoom

Register with Bluewater Lifelong Learning

World Religion Series - Ontario Provincial Police

A series on learning about different ethno-religious communities for police staff.



Oct 27 – Islam


Nov 18 – Christianity


Jan 13 – Sikhism


Feb 17 – Wicca


(Earlier sessions on Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism were offered prior to COVID-19)

Organ Donation and Religious Identity

November 10, 2020

Webinar offered through the U.S.-based Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance. We will be discussing issues of organ donation and how they intersect with religious identities and perspectives. 

Religious Inclusion

December 03, 2020

Introduction talk to the City of Guelph on Religious Inclusion for staff.

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