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December 2019

In this issue:

  • Can Christmas be fun and soulful again?
  • Thirty years after École Polytechnique
  • Making mental health care affordable


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In This Issue

Editor's Letter

  • Editor Jocelyn Bell. (Photo: Regina Garcia)

    Topics: Ethical Living

    Christmas magic

    There is still much to Christmas that I haven't yet explored

    By Jocelyn Bell


  • Topics: Uncategorised

    Responses to our October issue (print exclusive)

    By Broadview Staff


  • Topics: Spirituality

    The lens

    Saving Jesus' birthplace

    By Celina Gallardo
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Mapped out

    Our cannabis use before and after legalization

    By Broadview Staff
  • Topics: Spirituality

    The list (print exclusive)

    How to become a saint

    By Amy van den Berg
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Churches doing cool things

    Becoming a library and other beautiful ways church buildings are being rejuvenated

    By Kate Spencer



  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Under pressure

    How did Christmas become so un-fun? Pieta Woolley investigates.

    By Pieta Woolley
  • Topics: Justice

    After the massacre

    The shooting at École Polytechnique shocked the nation. Thirty years later, six people close to the tragedy share how it galvanized them to work for change.

    By Anne Bokma
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Out of reach

    Many of the 6.7 million Canadians who struggle with mental illness can't afford to get help. Cheaper options are starting to close the gap.

    By Sarah Treleaven


  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Stuck in a loop

    Contemporary television shows are rebooting the ancient idea that time repeats itself. Are they searching for a secular version of eternity?

    By Andrew Faiz
  • Topics: Spirituality

    Finding faith on the way (print exclusive)

    A writer rediscovers God along an ancient pilgrimage route

    By Julie McGonegal
  • Topics: Spirituality

    Sacred dabbling

    This diary of spiritual experiments is most inspiring when it finds transcendence in community

    By Jane Dawson
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Poem: Kissing the Ground

    From "Falling for Myself"

    By Dorothy Ellen Palmer
  • Topics: Justice

    Painting the climate crisis

    How an Earth scientist makes art out of changing ecosystems

    By Celina Gallardo

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