Religion in Decline?: Understanding New Data from Statistics Canada
On Oct. 28, 2021, Statistics Canada released findings from the 2019 General Social Survey, revealing that religious affiliation & practice in Canada are at all-time lows. What factors could be driving this shift & what does it mean for Canada’s social, political, & religious landscapes? To explore these issues, Lori Beaman, Principal Investigator of the Nonreligion in a Complex Future Project, hosts a virtual panel with experts Jack Jedwab (Association for Canadian Studies), Peter Beyer (University of Ottawa), Brian Clarke (Emmanuel College, Toronto School of Theology), & Sarah Wilkins-LaFlamme (University of Waterloo).