January/ February 2022

In this issue:

  • Reconciliation 101: The best Indigenous courses to fill those knowledge gaps
  • Death doulas normalize conversations about dying
  • The moment everything changed: When life took a sudden turn, these storytellers found courage and strength

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In This Issue

Editor's Letter


  • Topics: Spirituality

    Reply all (print exclusive)

    Vivian Ketchum is a residential school survivors, who went on a road trip to be with First Nations communities mourning the children whose remains were confirmed at former school sites. She documented the emotional journey for our October/November issue.

    By Broadview Staff


  • Topics: Ethical Living

    The lens (print exclusive)

    When Neal Rockwell first started photographing the mass evictions at Herongate, it was a sprawling and vibrant community. Three years later, only a fraction of its residents and homes remain.

    By Stephanie Bai
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    This month in 1984 (print exclusive)

    On January 13, 1984, Anne C. Cools became the first Black Canadian to be appointed to the Senate of Canada.

    By Jadine Ngan
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Survey says: Aboriginal languages in Canada (print exclusive)

    Residential schools and other attempts by the Canadian government to assimilate Indigenous people had a devastating impact on the prevalence of Aboriginal languages.

    By Broadview Staff
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Cool things (print exclusive)

    These churches and mosques put their money where their beliefs are

    By Kate Spencer
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Good advice (print exclusive)

    How to manage seasonal blues

    By Alex Mlynek
  • Topics: Spirituality

    Ode: Sunday school (print exclusive)

    Special Sunday morning classes for children are a ritual in many Protestant churches. But how did they start?

    By Jadine Ngan




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