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Astronism in Canada refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in Canada. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Canada, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.
The Astronist Superiate of Canada oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Canada is split into ten provinces and three territories, and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Ottawa. As of 2020, the Astronist population in Canada is 13,756.
Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Canada including:
- Astro-Canadian philosophy
- Astro-Canadian religion
- Astro-Canadian spirituality
- Canadian astroncy
- Canadian Astronism
- Canadian astronomical religion
- Canadian Cosmism
- Canadian space religion
History of Astronism in Canada
Astronism is not currently recognised as a religion in Canada although religious freedom for Astronists are practiced in Canada, hence Canada holding the designation of apathetic by the Astronist Institution.
The number of Astronists in Canada has been difficult to calculate, however, estimates put the population at 13,756 as of 2020. Due to the majority of Canadians speaking English, access for Canadian Astronists to content about Astronism is good, however, French-speaking Canadians see considerably less access to Astronist content.
Astronist demographics in Canada
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