Mary Jo Leddy's Why Are We Here? A Meditation on Canada is a new book full of honest questions about Canada.
The troubled U.S. still has some inspiring core values along with its saints and heroes who live and die for them. Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, is one of them.
In Canada, 19 per cent of children are living in poverty and that number rises to nearly 50 per cent in single-parent families.
Advice for a prime minister on how to save the world while winning public support.
The Trudeau government does not need realignment at the ballot box. It needs to take its 2015 promises and start delivering results, writes Hill Times publisher Jim Creskey.
Their fear of not receiving a fair and compassionate hearing is getting them to think that El Norte now means Canada. But Canada needs a refugee determination system that works.
But gestures, even apologies from a pontiff who has repeatedly demonstrated his genuine compassion for the brutal treatment of Indigenous people in other countries, will always have a material side if they are real. That part has to do with making good on promises to assist Indigenous communities and to help rebuild crumbling or non-existent infrastructure.