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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.

  • A Case for Religious Freedom

    Ray Pennings

    Canadians, including journalists, have forgotten how vitally connected religious freedom is to other constitutionally-protected freedoms, writes Ray Pennings, executive vice-president at Cardus.

  • The Shortfalls of Quebec’s Bill 21

    Ruth Dick

    As legislation banning religious symbols in public sector workplaces leaves committee and heads for passage in the National Assembly, Ottawa writer Ruth Dick dissects it on feminist, philosophic, legal, and religious neutrality grounds.

News & Views

  • Beneath the Summer Jobs Controversy

    Peter Stockland

    Promised changes to the embattled summer student employment program won't resolve the deep divide separating Canadians of faith from the Liberal government's “true believers” in radical secular autonomy, Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett tells Convivium’s Peter Stockland.

  • Trinity’s Fight For Religious Freedom

    Bob Kuhn

    On Nov. 30, Trinity Western University will argue in the Supreme Court of Canada for its right to operate a law school from evangelical Christian principles. Recently, the school’s President Bob Kuhn advised a Commons’ committee studying Islamophobia to look at the systemic discrimination suffered by TWU if they want to see anti-religious bigotry in action.

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.

Growing

May 08, 2019

A flower isn't told when to bloom, but does so with grace, capturing the light through its vibrant colour and delicate fragility.  

Journeying Inward

May 08, 2019

We take vacations and go on trips, move quickly as days pass by.

Symmetry from Chaos

May 08, 2019

Each rock stacked, one atop the other, working as a team to produce something each individual one could not withstand.

Steady into the Wake

April 15, 2019

There is courage in venturing out with the intention of returning home again.

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.

An Endless Song

Alan Hustak

Derek Harrison has spent much of his life devoted to various leadership roles and at the age of 95, he’s still going strong, playing the organ for more than 60 years in his church in small town Saskatchewan.

An Unexpected History

Alan Hustak

An Islamic school stands on the same grounds where a rich history of religious education once took place in a small town in Saskatchewan. Alan Hustak explores the origins and stories of those who have passed through the walls of the old school. 

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