BCHA prayer across Canada infographic

[An infographic by the British Columbia Humanist Association about legislative prayer across Canada, published August 27, 2020. At the federal level, it says: “The House of Commons and the Senate begin with the speaker reading a standard ‘non-denominational’ prayer, followed by time for silent reflection.” For Yukon: “The speaker reads one of four standard prayers.” For Northwest Territories: “MLAs deliver a prayer of their own devising.” For Nunavut: “MLAs deliver a prayer of their own devising.” For British Columbia: “MLAs deliver a prayer or reflection of their own devising or from a sample prayer provided by the Clerk.” For Alberta: “The Speaker reads a prayer of their own devising.” For Saskatchewan: “The Speaker reads a standard ‘non-denominational’ prayer.” For Manitoba: “The Speaker reads a standard ‘non-denominational’ prayer.” For Ontario: “The Speaker reads the Lord’s Prayer and a prayer from a rotating schedule ‘reflecting Indigenous, Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish, Baha’i and Sikh faiths.’ For Québec: “Sittings begin with a quiet ‘moment of reflection.’ The practice of opening sittings with a prayer was ended in 1976.” For Newfoundland and Labrador: “Has never opened with a prayer.” For New Brunswick: “MLAs read Christian prayers for the Queen, the Legislature and the Lord’s Prayer.” For Prince Edward Island: “The speaker reads Christian prayers for the Queen, the Legislature and the Lord’s Prayer.” For Nova Scotia: “The Speaker reads a shortened version of the Lord’s Prayer.”]

So what is the situation in your province/territory?

Source: https://www.bchumanist.ca/prayer-across-canada

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