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April 2014

All we are saying

By Dennis Gruending

Giving nonviolence, spirituality and social transformation a chance

March 2014

Disheartened

By Dennis Gruending

Groups have dire predictions for Canada’s health accord

March 2014

Deadly name-calling

By Dennis Gruending

The propaganda wars continue in Ukraine

February 2014

Time to talk about a maximum wage

By Dennis Gruending

Canada’s top CEOs make 171 times the average

February 2014

War takes rising toll

By Dennis Gruending

Was Afghanistan really worth it?

January 2014

Faith in the public sphere

By Dennis Gruending

Religious freedom ends when it infringes on gender equality

January 2014

Big Brother revisited

By Dennis Gruending

We’re now discovering the extent of spying activity by Canada

December 2013

Nelson Mandela’s work continues

By Dennis Gruending

The Elders champion human rights for women and girls

November 2013

Cold diplomacy

By Dennis Gruending

Israel’s false logic on the Iran nuclear deal

November 2013

PeaceQuest

By Dennis Gruending

Proposing a counter-narrative on Canada’s wars

October 2013

Talking peace

By Dennis Gruending

Inter-religious cooperation thrives in Canada

October 2013

Climate change and churches

By Dennis Gruending

Bringing an ethical perspective to the debate

September 2013

Wishing a farewell to arms

By Dennis Gruending

The recent Navy Yard shooting in the U.S. sparks the question: is there no way to prevent Americans from killing each other with guns?

September 2013

Charter of Values

By Dennis Gruending

In the debate over religious symbols in the workplace, the Parti Quebecois is an odd spectacle to behold

August 2013

Going to bat for gay rights

By Dennis Gruending

Canada’s Foreign Affairs minister defends sexual minorities abroad

August 2013

Lac Mégantic rail disaster

By Dennis Gruending

Tragedy and public policy

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Editorials

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Observations

by David Wilson

Enclaves of the elderly

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Video

ObserverDocs: A shoulder to lean on

by Observer Staff

Sheima Benembarek was born in Saudi Arabia, grew up in Morocco and moved to Canada in 2005. In 2015, she relocated to Toronto. At first, the city seemed so much bigger, impersonal — and even threatening — until a fateful encounter in the subway one day.

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Faith

January 2017

Presbytery turns down bid to halt Vosper hearing

by Mike Milne

World

February 2017

Many faces, one humanity

by Wade Davis

The words and photographs of the Canadian author and explorer capture the richness — and fragility — of global cultures and rituals

Society

February 2017

An anatomy of hate

by Douglas Tindal

It’s on the rise everywhere. The writer explores our most troubling emotion and asks how we might overcome it.

World

February 2017

Many faces, one humanity

by Wade Davis

The words and photographs of the Canadian author and explorer capture the richness — and fragility — of global cultures and rituals

Society

January 2017

The new agrarians

by Lois Ross

In the next 15 years, almost half of Canadian farms will change hands. Meet seven millennials who view agriculture as a career — and moral calling.

Faith

March 2016

The Walrus Talks Spirituality

by Observer Staff

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