In This Issue
Responses to our February issue (print exclusive)
Stunning photos showcase Muslim women’s diversity
Photographer Alia Youssef captured 160 empowering photos of women from across the country
Love is love (print exclusive)
This month in 1969
Survey says (print exclusive)
Attitudes toward immigration: Canada vs. the world
Protests and other ways churches are protecting the environment (print exclusive)
Some churches are taking the whole protecting Creation thing very seriously. These initiatives caught our attention.
All about mom (print exclusive)
The second Sunday of May always marks Mother’s Day — but how much do we really know about moms across Canada? We pulled together some interesting insights from Statistics Canada.
Ecological impact of Trump’s border wall
The proposed wall between the U.S. and Mexico is an affront to all of God’s creation
The simple way men can help fight misogyny
Men need to start doing their part in identifying and fighting a culture of sexual assault so it’s not a burden entirely carried by women, says the writer
Boomers need to rekindle their activism
Too many of us are wasting our final years ticking items off self-absorbed bucket lists
Calgary doctor helps mothers and girls around the world
Dr. Fozia Alvi says the suffering of Rohingya refugees 'keeps on driving me'
Electricity comes with a devastating cost for Indigenous communities
Sixty percent of Canada's electricity comes from low-carbon hydro. But for some First Nations people, it has irreparably harmed their communities and lands.
How this Nobel winner balances physics and faith
An active member of her Waterloo, Ont., church, Donna Strickland has spent a lifetime bucking convention
Who gets to preach in the big house?
Since 2016, a non-profit with ties to Florida evangelicals has held the purse strings for prison chaplaincies in Canada. Now minority faith leaders are fighting for their place behind bars.
The women of dystopia (print exclusive)
In most feminist dystopias, women are the victims. But two new books reverse that narrative.
Artist spent 15 years knitting gigantic interfaith tapestries
Each eight-foot-tall tapestry mimics the form of stained glass windows
Reality of motherhood (print exclusive)
"Dear Scarlet": An honest and intimate look at post-partum depression
Cottage country conflict (print exclusive)
"Cottagers and Indians": A new play examines a real-life dispute in Ontario
UCC in Focus
A beloved church lost to arson (print exclusive)
At 5:30 in the morning on Jan. 11, Linda Baird got an alarming phone call — Murray United, a beloved local church built in 1876, had burned to the ground
Church celebrates baptism with dads and surrogate mom
“We never could imagine the love we found in Cambridge Street [United] that Sunday morning," say the two dads, who live in Italy.
Church funds businesses making money — and a difference
The United Church of Canada has embraced social enterprises, which have the potential to reinvent their local communities
Retired minister reflects on living with dementia
For Rev. Dennis Landry, the condition has been difficult, but has also brought unexpected joys
I’ve never liked my voice, but a ‘singcation’ boosted my confidence
The writer reflects on a five-day choir retreat she attended in Newfoundland
A new kind of transplant (print exclusive)
The 'new' pipe organ at Parkview United promises to be a musical favourite with the Stratford, Ont., community of faith once installation is complete this spring
Question box (print exclusive)
Getting new faces on the church board