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On May 28 and 29, a major civil society summit was held in Ottawa in advance of the June 8 and 9 G7 meeting in Charlevoix, Que. The summit—dubbed the C7—brought together representatives from all G7 member states and the European Union, along with representatives from civil society groups in Canada, to discuss ways to create a fairer, more sustainable and safer world. As a sign of how important the summit was to the Canadian government, both the prime minister and the minister

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Religion is an important part of civil society and ought to be heard

By John Longhurst      

The next time government and civil society organizations meet to talk about ways they can work together, they may want to invite representatives from religious groups. Efforts to make the world a fairer, safer, and more sustainable place depend on it.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, speaks to Canadian Council for International Co-operation president-CEO Julia Sánchez, left, at the C7 summit of Canadian civil society organizations May 28 in Ottawa. PMO photograph by Adam Scotti
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