Politics & Society NewsDean DettloffMarch 02, 2017
As McLuhan observed half a century ago, the medium of the news itself lends to stirring up public reactions. The Daughters of St. Paul, on the other hand, encourage us to be aware of how the medium is shaping us.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffFebruary 16, 2017
Canada's diverging efforts—moving environmentally unfriendly bitumen south while seeking to contain carbon use up north—highlight the nation’s conflicted approach to energy and ecology.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffFebruary 02, 2017
While Canadian Muslim communities grieve and regroup, the violence has other Canadians rethinking how Muslims are treated and perceived in Canada.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffJanuary 26, 2017
“I was in deep poverty. I didn't know anything about social supports in the city. I existed on a bag of apples a week and slept on a lawn chair in my bedroom.”
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffJanuary 06, 2017
Canadians will have to confront a difficult question: Is water a common good or a private commodity?
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffDecember 09, 2016
'Celebrity' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a variety of promises that resonated with Canadians. Is he following through?
Politics & Society Dispatches
With the release of ‘Secret Path,’ the front man of Canada's favorite band confronts the nation's past.Dean DettloffNovember 15, 2016
With the release of "Secret Path," the front man of Canada's favorite band confronts the nation's past.
Politics & Society Signs Of the TimesDean DettloffOctober 26, 2016
In a country known for maple-syrupy trivialities and over-politeness, the idea that the U.S.-based campaign against police brutality could secure or even need a national foothold may come as a surprise.