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News & Views

  • Wherefore Art Thou Peterson?

    Brent McCamon

    Brent McCamon recounts a visit to the National Gallery and reflects on how one evening visit to the art gallery became an opportunity to consider free speech and "the Peterson Phenomenon."

  • In Veritate Vincit

    Andrew Bennett

    Today's stunning resignation of Treasury Board President Jane Philpott over the SNC Lavalin scandal – the second cabinet resignation from the same portfolio in less than  two months – proves truth will out even in politics. And as Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett argues, it also proves there can only be one truth no matter how many political tales are being told.  

  • Stigma and Shame

    Barry Bussey

    When Ontario’s Court of Appeal trampled conscience rights for medical professionals last week, it grievously wounded the entire body of religious believers across Canada, argues lawyer Barry Bussey.

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.

Summer Evenings

July 02, 2019

There is something in the uniqueness and stillness of a sunset that moves my heart.  

Lighting The Way

June 18, 2019

The lighthouse likely used to light the way for boats seeking refuge.

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.

The Thawing of My Heart

Anna Buhrmann

Anna Buhrmann writes of her journey northward, working with a youth shelter in the Northwest Territories. The work has been challenging and transformative, leading to grace, healing and renewed strength. 

A Matter of Belonging

Brittany Beacham

After having spent some time away from the church of her childhood years, Brittany Beacham tells the tale of coming back to membership among the familiar congregation.

Pomp and Perspective

Johanna Wolfert

While Johanna Wolfert’s participation in her own graduation ceremony didn’t mark her mind as something extraordinary, placing herself in the shoes of her younger sibling walking across the stage gained her a new perspective on the faithfulness of God.

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