Canada

A silver mine of Potosi, Bolivia. iStock photo.
Dean Dettloff February 16, 2018
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the new ombudsperson office, noting it “has called attention to concerns and complaints involving Canadian-based and/or Canadian-registered companies which operate in other countries."
Michael J. O’Loughlin February 13, 2018
As same-sex marriage becomes more mainstream, the church holds the line on L.G.B.T. issues.
Hortons hears a Fight for $15. Photo courtesy of Denise Martins
Dean Dettloff February 07, 2018
It will come as no surprise that Canadian economists are divided on the benefits of raising the minimum wage, but proponents say the hike is desperately needed following decades of wage stagnation that has led many Canadians to take on significant debt.
Homeless in Toronto, 2016. iStock photo
Dean Dettloff January 24, 2018
Word of homeless people being turned away from shelters during the cold snap did reach Toronto’s ombudsman office, and an investigation into shelter space and access to it has been initiated.
Pro-life supporters carry a banner during the annual National March for Life in 2016 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. Pro-life advocates are making plans to address a new law in Ontario that will create "bubble zones" around abortion facilities in in Ottawa and likely force the march to find a new route. (CNS photo/Art Babych)
The new law, which takes effect Feb. 1, establishes a 50-meter, no-protest zone around eight abortion facilities in Ontario.
A newborn baby was abandoned this year in the Angel Cradle drop-off point at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton for the first time since the program began in 2013. (CNS photo/Lincoln Ho, Grandin Media)
Catholic News Service January 04, 2018
It was the first time a baby has been abandoned under the Angel Cradle program since it began in Edmonton in May 2013.