Institute for Canadian Citizenship – Newsletter: Autumn/Winter 2010

This year’s 10th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium on Oct. 15 featuring His Highness the Aga Khan was a huge success. The Aga Khan spoke about pluralism and diversity to a sold out audience at Koerner Hall in the Royal Conservatory’s TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. http://www.icc-icc.ca/en/elibrary/documents/Newsletter2010EN.pdf CITIZENSHIP WEEK – BUILDING CITIZENSHIP CEREMONIES Citizenship Week was…

Taking the Canadian model for citizenship into the world – Interview with Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson and Mr John Ralston Saul (via The Ismaili)

Following Mawlana Hazar Imam’s lecture at the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium in October 2010, Sheherazade Hirji of The Ismaili Canada magazine met with former Governor General of Canada the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson and Mr John Ralston Saul to discuss the lecture series, and the work of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. More: The Ismaili: Taking the…

Mawlana Hazar Imam’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture to be carried on CBC Radio program, Ideas, on Thursday January 13 at 9 pm

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO SPEECH AVAILABLE AT CBC . On October 15, 2010, Mawlana Hazar Imam delivered the keynote lecture at the 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium on the theme of “Pluralism”. In the lecture, Mawlana Hazar Imam talked about the long history of pluralism, the intensification of these challenges and how best to respond to…

Aga Khan Pushes ‘Cosmopolitan Ethic’ For A Peaceful World | The Newspaper for South Asians in GTA

By Dilnoor Panjwani Toronto: His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, made a spirited defines of pluralism and its importance to well being of modern world in a speech delivered at the prestigious 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture. “The world we seek is not a world where…

The LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture by His Highness the Aga Khan – All related links

Welcome Address by John Ralston Saul Introduction by The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson Speech at AKDN.org Photographs at AKDN.org AKDN in Canada Coverage at TheIsmaili.org Complete recorded video Institute of Canadian Citizenship ICC’s Photographs at Facebook speech at Globe & Mail All related at Ismailimail, including links to Canadian and world media coverage All links…

Aga Khan Development Network: His Highness the Aga Khan Delivers the 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture

Toronto, Canada, 15/10/2010 – His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, delivered the prestigious 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture, at the invitation of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC), which was founded by the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson in 2005 as her legacy project. The ICC is…

Lecture by His Highness the Aga Khan: The LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture

The Right Honorable Adrienne Clarkson, Mr. John Ralston Saul, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs: When I first received this invitation, I was deeply honored. But I was also, perhaps, a bit intimidated. I was impressed by the Lecture’s prestigious history, the contributions of nine former Lecturers, and the Lecture’s focus on Canada’s…

The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses prestigious LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium in Toronto

Toronto, 15 October 2010 — Mawlana Hazar Imam addressed the prestigious 10th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium in Toronto this evening. He was accompanied at the event by Prince Amyn and Prince Rahim. Speaking at the invitation of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, Hazar Imam was warmly welcomed by former Governor General of Canada, the Right Honourable…

Institute for Canadian Citizenship tweets live from LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium featuring His Highness the Aga Khan

http://twitter.com/ICCICC http://twitter.com/ICCICC The Aga Khan: “There are powerful chords of memory – from four decades ago, 4 yrs ago, and even 4 months ago, that tie me closely to Canada.” His Highness the Aga Khan: “My lifelong interest in development has focused my attention on the challenge of social diversity.” The Aga Khan: “My interest…

The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Toronto to deliver LaFontaine-Baldwin address

Toronto, 14 October 2010 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Toronto today, where he will deliver this year’s lecture at the 10th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium. Founded in 2000 by prominent Canadian essayist John Ralston Saul, the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium features high-profile guest speakers who address relevant issues of the day and engage Canadians in a national…

MEDIA ADVISORY: His Highness the Aga Khan to deliver the keynote lecture at the 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW Telbec/ – His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), will deliver the keynote lecture at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship’s (ICC) 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium, on Friday, October 15, 2010, at…

His Highness the Aga Khan and Canada: A Profound Affinity – But Why Canada?

As His Highness the Aga Khan prepares to deliver the 10th annual LaFontain-Baldwyn lecture, sponsored by the Institute of Canadian Citizenship, on Friday October 15th, 2010, Mohib Ebrahim seeks to provide a perspective of the special affinity the Ismaili Imam holds for Canada by quoting extensively from the Aga Khan’s speeches and interviews. Ebrahim hopes…

His Highness the Aga Khan to deliver lecture at 10th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Update: Lecture will be broadcast live on the internet. Click here for more information. The LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium is a Canadian forum created through the joint effort of John Ralston Saul and the Dominion Institute. Founded in 2000, the Symposium’s purpose is to stimulate debate about the historical antecedents and future shape of the Canadian democracy.…