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Convivium brings you news, commentary and research on issues affecting daily life for Canadians of all faiths.
Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

  • Lest We Forget Lebanon

    Susan Korah

    Despite historic pacts between Israel and its Arab neighbours, Middle East peace remains a chimera if Lebanon is left behind, Susan Korah writes.

  • Steady As She Goes

    Ray Pennings

    What Canadians heard in Wednesday’s throne speech might not be exactly what the government intended or even exactly what they said. Communication is difficult, especially when swimming in COVID-infested political waters, Ray Pennings writes.

  • Throne Speech is a Matter of Confidence

    Don Hutchinson

    Convivium contributor Don Hutchinson sets up resumption of Parliament by explaining the historical significance of the Speech from the Throne – and its potential political pitfalls for Justin Trudeau.

  • Staying Home for School

    Andrea Mrozek

    COVID-19 concerns could open parents’ eyes to the crucial benefits of kitchen-table learning, developmental psychologist Dr. Gordon Neufeld tells Cardus’ Andrea Mrozek.

  • The Perils of Facing Down Facebook

    Peter Menzies

    Canada’s federal Heritage Minister needs a better grip on who he’s dealing with before shaking his fist too often at Mark Zuckerberg’s social media colossus, Peter Menzies writes.

News & Views

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 Be Human

The hand of the artist dips the paintbrush in and out of paint with patience and ease.

Raindrops

The water droplets are as ephemeral as one's glance towards them.

This is Home

A cup of something deliciously warm to my side, I wrap my toes under the blanket as I listen to the soundtrack of the world happening outside my window.

Voices From the Crowd

Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. Voices From the Crowd seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

Stopping Fear, Spreading Hope

Nolan Toscano

Fear may seem as prevalent as the COVID-19 virus during this difficult time. But trusting that good can come from that which we can’t control might be the hopeful antidote we need, writes Nolan Toscano.

The Myths of Starting Over

Jacob Sims

When we travel and separate from our historical baggage and community, we reach a radical moment to start over, writes Jacob Sims. But we do not start from square one.

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