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.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffSeptember 25, 2017
For Canada’s 150th anniversary, which has been met with frustration by indigenous people, the Jesuits had another dialogue in mind.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffSeptember 13, 2017
Canada's Development and Peace has launched impressive public education projects and worked on advocacy campaigns and thousands of economic and community development projects on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffAugust 15, 2017
The bishops are condemning the exploitation of land and indigenous peoples by Canadian mining companies operating in Latin America and other regions.