CBC “Ideas” Program on Diversity, Citizenship and Reconciliation – CBNS

Roberta Jamieson, pictured above, shares a powerful message on reconciliation in Canada

20 June 2017

Toronto, Canada

Canadian Baha’i News Service

 

Us and Them: Diversity, Division, and a World of Difference is a five-part series featuring talks dealing with the realities of a diverse population.  The series of talks were produced by CBC in partnership with The Laurier Institution of Vancouver and is broadcasting during the last week of June on their “Ideas” program.

 

Farid Rohani of the Laurier Institution credits the Baha’i Faith as a source of inspiration for the themes of the lecture series.  

Full article here

Broadcast schedule: Here

 

Lynette Wilson, Publisher
Author: Lynette Wilson, Publisher

Lynette grew up in the small Wisconsin town of Boscobel, home of the Gideon Bible. After attending college at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Platteville achieving an A.A. degree she decided a break was needed n order to figure out which academic discipline she wanted to pursue. While contemplating intensely on her choices she met and married Fernando. Lynette returned to college and studied Small Business Management and Bookkeeping. After several years of working in management she found herself once again meditating on her future. The powers that be answered and she returned to the academic life in pursuit of a double major in Physical and Occupational Therapy. She found time to assist in the Special Resource Center helping quadriplegics and the legally blind in the classroom setting as well as reading for the blind. In the midst of her professional goals she had a difficult pregnancy which temporarily (...so she thought) would interrupt her coursework. She attempted to return to her studies, but the stork visited a second time. After the birth of their daughter, an unwelcomed visitor arrived a year and a half later, Brain Cancer. After 7 years of fighting, Fernando passed away. (2003) This experience...

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