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Convivium brings you news, commentary and research on issues affecting daily life for Canadians of all faiths.
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Sears Bankruptcy

 

Raymond J. de Souza

What does the closing of Sears mean for the average citizen? Could it mean the loss of yet another physical space that facilitates our common life? 

What does the closing of Sears mean for the average citizen? Could it mean the loss of yet another physical space that facilitates our common life? 

Poverty Needs More Than Just Policies

 

Peter Stockland

Peter Stockland sits down with Andrea Mrozek and Peter Jon Mitchell to discuss Cardus research showing that exclusively pursuing policy options misses critical elements in combating poverty.

Peter Stockland sits down with Andrea Mrozek and Peter Jon Mitchell to discuss Cardus research showing that exclusively pursuing policy options misses critical elements in combating poverty.

  • More Than Harvey’s Secret Is Out

    Andrea Mrozek

    Revelations of his serial predations brought Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein low this week. But Cardus’ Andrea Mrozek warns everything from our relationships to our shopping malls are afflicted by the corruption he represents.

  • Pluralism In The Mirror

    Anne Leahy

    Former Canadian Ambassador Anne Leahy finds Robert Joustra’s new book a compelling call for greater religious literacy among Canadians, particularly our diplomats. 

  • A Special Message From Jean Vanier

    Jean Vanier

    Enjoy this series of touching and uplifting messages from Jean Vanier, Companion of the Order of Canada and founder of L'Arche on the occasion of Canada's Sesquicentennial Anniversary. 

  • A Future of 10,000 Villages

    Brittany Beacham

    Convivium contributor Brittany Beacham treats readers to the welcoming aroma of Mennonite deep fried raisin donuts as she explores the annual MCC Sale in Abbotsford B.C. The Anabaptist heartland is changing radically, she writes, but the hospitable heart will always bridge yesterday and tomorrow.

  • Enriched By Difference

    Andrew Bennett

    The following is the testimony that Cardus Senior Fellow Andrew Bennett will deliver this afternoon before the Standing Committee of the House of Commons on Canadian Heritage as it studies Motion-103 on combating Islamophobia.

Thread of 1,000 Stories

Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. The Thread seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: thread@faithincanada150.ca.

#173: Six Simple Words

Christina Oliverio

On June 10th 2015 at 6:11 a.m., Christina Oliverio's life should have ended. After that day, six words were transformed from an idea to the means to her existence: "It's you're breath in my lungs."

Sacred Spaces

Photography is the art of seeing, which can bring the sacred to light and give pause to reflect, to ponder, to pray. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

To follow in the footsteps of the faithful who have come before shapes our path to glory.  Read More ›

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