Rachel Feddema

Rachel Feddema is a Communications Officer with Cardus, based in Ottawa. She also serves as the Producer of Cardus' podcast, The Long Way. She graduated from Redeemer University with a BA in International Development (Honours) and English. She spent a semester studying at the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa. In addition to her work at Cardus, Rachel is currently working towards her Master of Communication at the University of Ottawa.

Bio last modified July 9th, 2020.
Articles by Rachel Feddema
  • A Story in Stone

    Rachel Feddema

    Although the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris burned on the first day of Holy Week, we have not lost as much of the sacred as we might think, writes Rachel DeBruyn.

  • Waiting for Aslan

    Rachel Feddema

    An Ottawa production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe leaves Convivium’s Rachel DeBruyn sensing the anticipation of Advent and the impact of the way in which we remember.

  • Shredded Suite

    Rachel Feddema

    Famed street painter Banksy’s sneak attack on his own freshly auctioned work may seem like hanky-panky for philistines, but Convivium’s Rachel DeBruyn contends it’s of a piece with the artistic urge to create, destroy and m’oeuvre it on over again.

  • Remembering What We Do Not Know

    Rachel Feddema

    In her review of Natalie Morrill's debut novel The Ghost Keeper, Convivium's Rachel DeBruyn reminds us that although abundant historical fiction has already been set in the World Wars, fiction retains the power to express truth even where facts are lost.

  • A Fresh Twist of Godspell

    Rachel Feddema

    Convivium’s Rachel DeBruyn went to an Ottawa production of Godspell expecting to experience Jesus. She did, but not before being challenged with the very contemporary questions of the Gospel.

  • The Greatest Shmaltz

    Rachel Feddema

    Convivium writer Rachel DeBruyn finds The Greatest Showman fails to exploit its richest asset: the outcasts who stepped from the shadows into the spotlight. Yet the film is salvaged by one curmudgeonly character getting at its would-be heart in an unexpected way.

  • Don’t Try This at Home

    Rachel Feddema

    From coliseums to Kardashians, watching questionable entertainment is nothing new. What is new is how little privacy we’ve come to expect from our stars – and ourselves.