Canadians for Coexistence Interfaith Celebration March 9th 2014 5305 Rosedale Ave. MONTREAL


Canadians for Coexistence presents:

Interfaith Celebration

Venue: Shaare Zedek Congregation, 5305 Rosedale Av., Montreal, QC. H4V 2H7

Date & Time: Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 1500 hours.

 Canadians for Coexistence, have been actively involved against Bill 60 which, if passed, will no longer allow public sector employees to wear a hijab, kippah, turban or any other religious garb or “ostentatious” ornamentation while in the workplace – government office, hospital, school, etc. It will also equally affect any private sector commercial or industrial enterprise that deals with the public sector.

Spiritual leaders of six major religions will be speaking out with one voice for freedom of religious expression, for love, harmony, and generosity of spirit. It is our hope that this will provide encouragement to our legislators to quash Bill 60.


Rabbi Alan Bright, Shaare Zedek Congregation.

Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom.

Granthi Balkar Singh, Spiritual Leader of the Sikh Community of Montreal.

Jaiseema Kaur, Sikh Community of Montreal.

The Reverend Darryl Gray,

Bishop Thomas Dowd,   Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Montreal.

Father John Walsh,

Reverend Wipulasiri Dodampahala (Bhante), Leader of Buddhist Monastery, St. Laurent.

Imam Azeddine Hmimssa, president of Bel Agir and Imam of Al-Ihsane center, Montreal.

Imam Zijad Delic, Resident Imam of South Nepean Muslim Community, Ottawa Gatineau Imams’ Council (OGIC).

Presenting: – The Imani Family Choir. The Keertan Hymns Choir.

Master of Ceremonies – Anthony Housefather, Mayor of Cote St. Luc.

All Mayors and borough mayors in the Montreal area have received invitations.

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