Arts & Culture DispatchesDean DettloffJune 12, 2018
Brother O'Herlihy says his paintings, which are not intended for galleries but for spaces of worship, are meant to inspire a prayerful dialogue with viewers.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffMay 02, 2018
Suggesting that people who struggle with their mental health are likely to be violent is dangerous, especially when people with disabilities are more likely to be the victims of violence than perpetrators.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffApril 30, 2018
"A future Papal visit to Canada may be considered, taking into account all circumstances, and including an encounter with the Indigenous Peoples as a top priority.” It does not say this encounter would mean an apology.
Politics & Society FeaturesDean DettloffApril 20, 2018
The complications of Canadian Catholicism came into sharp relief when Justin Trudeau, a Catholic politician and leader of the popular Liberal Party, became prime minister in October 2015.
Faith DispatchesDean DettloffApril 03, 2018
Jesuits hope their unification might be a witness in a nation riven by cultural trauma.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffFebruary 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."
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffFebruary 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.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffJanuary 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.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffJanuary 02, 2018
In 2010, Canada endorsed the declaration as “aspirational” without beginning a process for its practical implementation.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffNovember 30, 2017
The Ktunaxa First Nation says their way of life is threatened by commercial development in Qat’muk, a mountain region in British Columbia inhabited by the Grizzly Bear Spirit.