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September 2013

A troubadour’s caution

By Carolyn Pogue

Author voices concern about smartphones and social media

August 2013

'Mother' nature’s message

By Carolyn Pogue

Getting swept in the winds of change

August 2013

New beginnings

By Carolyn Pogue

The career author begins her next chapter

July 2013

Family reunion, Saskatchewan style

By Carolyn Pogue

The clan comes together under big Prairie skies

July 2013

After the flood

By Carolyn Pogue

Notes from a city under water

June 2013

Treaty cards for non-Natives

By Carolyn Pogue

The government doesn’t issue them, so I made my own

June 2013

Sunsets and dreams

By Carolyn Pogue

Words to live by

May 2013

The Road Allowance People

By Carolyn Pogue

Young adult fiction highlights the history of the Metis

May 2013

Another famous five

By Carolyn Pogue

The United Church’s women moderators and the origins of Mother’s Day

April 2013

Coyotes in the city

By Carolyn Pogue

Meeting my neighbours

April 2013

The power of puppetry

By Carolyn Pogue

Puppets can help us have difficult conversations

March 2013

Prairie tea

By Carolyn Pogue

A taste of summer in a teacup

March 2013

Paddling her own canoe

By Carolyn Pogue

E. Pauline Johnson/Tekahionwake, celebrated poet and performer, died 100 years ago. But her life still resonates today.

February 2013

Strong roots 

By Carolyn Pogue

A solid foundation helps us soar

February 2013

Help yourself

By Carolyn Pogue

Has self-service become self-serving?

January 2013

New year, new country

By Carolyn Pogue

We’re invited to join the dance

January 2013

Mary unpacked

By Carolyn Pogue

The girl from Galilee can’t be boxed in

December 2012

Friendship and forgiveness

By Carolyn Pogue

Wise stories for the New Year

December 2012

Paper vigil

By Carolyn Pogue

Tackling poverty with friends

November 2012

Magic wishes

By Carolyn Pogue

’Tis the season for lists and letters

November 2012

Kitchen prayer

By Carolyn Pogue

Pots, pans and memories

October 2012

Hope in a tulip bulb

By Carolyn Pogue

Planting kindness and encouragement

October 2012

Chain of hope

By Carolyn Pogue

Cutting child poverty, one paper doll at a time

September 2012

Crossing the water, changing the air

By Carolyn Pogue

A woman of courage, hope and vision

September 2012

Holidays, holy days

By Carolyn Pogue

A late summer’s pilgrimage

August 2012

Seeking the still point

By Carolyn Pogue

Why silence is good for the soul

August 2012

The Israel-Palestine report

By Carolyn Pogue

In search of a third option

August 2012

Wisdom for healing

By Carolyn Pogue

Remembering the children at Red Deer

July 2012

Time to live it up

By Carolyn Pogue

Dying with dignity — and lots of parties

June 2012

Three ways to celebrate Canada with gusto

By Carolyn Pogue

A guitar, a quilt and a peace centre hold together our stories

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Editorials

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Observations

by David Wilson

Outrage is the new normal

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Video

ObserverDocs: Stolen Mother

by Observer Staff

The daughter and adoptive mother of one of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women share their story

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Profiles

October 2017

Fall from grace

by Justin Dallaire

Don Hume was a United Church minister nearing retirement. Then he tried crack cocaine.

Faith

September 2017

Yearning

by Jane Dawson

Restless longing is at the core of the human condition, urging us onward through life. What happens when it veers off course?

Society

July 2017

From far and wide

by Various Writers

Meet 11 immigrants who are putting down new roots

Faith

October 2017

A tale of two cancers

by Catherine Gordon

One year after the writer discovered she had breast cancer, her sister in California received the same diagnosis. They both recovered, but their experiences were worlds apart.

World

June 2017

Resisting genocide

by Sally Armstrong

In August 2014, ISIS attacked Iraq’s Yazidis, slaughtering thousands and forcing women and girls into sexual slavery. Today, the survivors are fighting for their ancient way of life.

Society

April 2017

Dear Grandkids

by Various Writers

Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart

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