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Adoption in Canada

The welfare of children is critical to the health of a nation (Nov/Dec 2017)  

Euthanasia and assisted suicide

Canada limits hastened death to a narrow group, but the limits are being pushed wider (Sept/Oct 2017)  


Canada is talking about Islamophobia. Why this discussion matters (May/Jun 2017)  

Is pornography a public health issue?

Pornography harms everyone, so a society-wide response is the next step (Jan/Feb 2017)  


Religious freedom in court with the Ktunaxa

The Ktunaxa Nation case will set an important precedent (Nov/Dec 2016)  

Out of high school, out of church?

Five years ago a ground-breaking study showed us why Canadian youth leave the Church. A new study will help us understand a critical time of transition in this pattern of coming and going. (Sept/Oct 2016)  

Refugee claimants

We are all familiar with refugees brought to Canada by the government or private sponsors. But what about those who arrive unannounced on our doorstep? (Jul/Aug 2016)  

Sex-selective abortions

The reality of women aborting females because of a preference for a male baby continues to grow in Canada, and highlights the need for legal restrictions around abortion. (May/Jun 2016)  

Our household debt

Canada’s household debt levels keep breaking records. Words like “all time high” are not uncommon when discussing this all too common challenge for Canadians.(Mar/Apr 2016)  

Taking a stand against assisted suicide

Canadian religious leaders stand together in their call for better palliative care as euthanasia draws near in our country. (Jan/Feb 2016)