Once we postulate a “difference,” we legitimize a dichotomy—between how we want to be treated and how we treat others.
Midnight on Saturday is not a time many people would traditionally associate with poetry. But then, there was much that was not traditional about The Composition Engine, a performance art installation curated by Toronto’s Anglican Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields on Oct. 4 in conjunction with Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, an annual all-night arts festival that takes place across downtown Toronto.
For all its benefits, university can be an unsettling experience for young adults. Some are living away from the familiar shelter of home and community for the first time. Some will encounter ideas that shake their long-held religious beliefs, while others will be struggling with their sexual identity.
Devout Hindu Mohit Kallaria, a master’s student from southern India, considers Dalhousie University’s multi-faith chaplaincy service a lifesaver.
Declining resources side, the cultural diversity of today’s campus can be daunting, especially for a new chaplain.
Staged as a play, the Rev. Mia Anderson’s life would have a plot full of twists and surprises.
Act 1: A young Canadian actress sets off for theatre school in London,
England, and soon is acting with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
For more than three decades, Don Newman held what he considers the best
job in television: senior parliamentary editor for the CBC and anchor of
such influential programs as This Week in Parliament and Politics.
You are exhausted and surrounded by an almost palpable fear.
feel a wave of sadness because of all places, you associate this house,
here in Bethany, with warmth, security and friendship.
It takes time for the “winter vault” to appear in Anne Michaels’ novel
(over 240 pages in), but it is an apt title for this beautifully crafted
story of dispossession and adaptation, of loss and hard-won hope, of
the creative capacity of story to open the way to reconciliation and the
power of love to realize redemption.
From his driving, hard-rhotic accent to his fishing-and-hunting boyhood—not to mention summers working fish plants and oil tankers—Todd Russell is a Labradorian, through and through.