It’s an awkward time to be a Canadian in the world. Our government is about to officially reject the Kyoto climate change goals (after years of ignoring them unofficially). Its rhetoric about “ethical oil” is ridiculed in European media. Canadian mining companies face stiff opposition from local communities around the world who […]
In northern Canada these days, a valiant Indigenous community near James Bay has declared a state of emergency.
Canadian churches through the KAIROS coalition are supporting the community’s plea and have issued an “urgent action” appeal for letters of support.
With winter setting in and more than 100 people living in tents—and scores of […]
It’s late on a Wednesday evening, and I am on the train from Montreal to Toronto and thinking about spirituality.
I do not often form my thoughts this way. I am not a theologian: I’m a writer who tries to tell other people’s stories. But I am heading home from a day largely spent with […]