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FIF 219 Religion in the Public Sphere in Canada

Course Description

Study the historical and current implications of religions in the Canadian political landscape. We will begin with a brief synopsis of the Canadian government's treatment of religions since its conception, followed by various political initiatives introduced to deal with Canada's growing religious diversity over the years. Also, a consideration of political movements by religious communities and individuals will be discussed. This course will analyze the sometimes problematic, yet ever important role religion has played in Canada's public sphere.


There is a 20% reduced fee for students 65 years of age or older at the time of registration. You must register by phone (403-220-2952) or in person to receive this discount.

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