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Peter Stockland

Peter Stockland is Senior Writer with Cardus, and publisher of Convivium. Read More ›

Bio last modified November 16th, 2018.
Articles by Peter Stockland
  • Art and the Divine

    Peter Stockland

    This weekend our Convivium team is hosting artist Juss Rani Kaur, transforming our office into a showcase for her “Reflective Mantra Art Series" as part of Sikh Heritage Month. Publisher Peter Stockland reports on Kaur's story and her connection to the Divine. 

  • Utterly Transformed

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland reflects on the "why" behind the annual Stations of the Cross tradition he participates in each year in downtown Montreal, Quebec. He asks readers to consider the value of a community and the depth of our belief in the one who gave us His all on the cross. 

  • Spiritual Grass Fire

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland reflects on the legalization of marijuana and the spiritual significance that undergirds the debate set to unfold in Parliament.  

  • Political Potter’s Field

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland contrasts the abrupt resignation of Andrew Potter, head of McGill University’s Institute for the Study of Canada and the lack of political consequences as connected to Montreal's latest snowstorm.

  • New Shoes. Old Leather.

    Peter Stockland

    A bold first step towards falling behind. Cardus Family Program Directors Andrea Mrozek and Brian Dijkema reflect on Budget 2017 and the impact that it will have on the Canadian public. 

  • Nobody Babies

    Peter Stockland

    In an interview with Convivium, Andrea Mrozek, program director for Cardus Family, says Ottawa’s recent pledge of $650 million to make abortion more widely available overseas as part of a reproductive health initiative is another marker of Canadian society’s generalized disdain for having babies

  • The Industry of Ideas

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland contests the idea that the age in which we dwell is one marked entirely by misinformation and the mediocre. Rather, he points us towards the rich tradition of several publications upon which to delve and enjoy a taste of "the good, the true, and the beautiful." 

  • Lending For The Long Term

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland sits down with Work and Economics Program Director Brian Dijkema to talk about Pay Day Loans. Hear what Dijkema told Convivium before his testimony to the Queen’s Park Standing Committee on Social Policy.

  • Banana Peel Politics

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland reports on the Manning Conference, Jason Kenney's new platform, and the University of Toronto's Jordan Peterson on the importance of speaking up. 

  • Finding Normal

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland highlights the resonance of the upcoming release World Youth Day Krakow: A Pilgrimage of Mercy.  

  • Door To Door

    Peter Stockland

    Publisher Peter Stockland reflects on the virtue of common decency and how the act of just holding a door for one another can remind us of what truly matters.

  • Thinking About Law

    Peter Stockland

    Although Cardus has been attentive to legal issues for years, this week marks the launch of a formal research program called Cardus Law. Convivium sat down the Executive Director Ray Pennings and program director Andrew Bennett to find out how will seek to raise the bar on public understanding of law in Canada. 

  • The Path Now Taken

    Peter Stockland

    Convivium publisher Peter Stockland finds a hole in a fence and follows a path built by determined pedestrians. What he discovers is not only a shortcut to Saint-Henri metro but also the common life of the quartier’s present, all the way back to its past.

  • Noteworthy Viola Desmond

    Peter Stockland

    Having Viola Desmond grace Canada’s $10 bill is unquestionably a good thing. It will become a great thing, however, only if it helps us overcome the grave thing it reveals.

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