Oct/Nov 2021

In this issue:

  • Church of the Wild founder Victoria Loorz explains how outdoor worship can heal our spiritual relationship with the Earth
  • Go inside the United Church-led movement to create supervised consumption sites
  • Join Vivian Ketchum, an Anishinabe “gramma,” as she and other elders embark on a road trip to bring closure to residential school survivors.

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In This Issue

Editor's Letter


  • Topics: Spirituality

    Reply all (print exclusive)

    In our July/August issue, four writers explored a personal connection with their favourite holy figure

    By Broadview Staff


  • Topics: Spirituality

    The lens (print exclusive)

    “The people whose voices I’m trying to amplify are working-class, Scarborough-living racialized people, like my parents.”

    By Brian Vinh Tien Trinh
  • Topics: Justice

    This month in 1937 (print exclusive)

    Canada’s connection to "Redemption Song"

    By Jadine Ngan
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Timeline: A brief history of Daylight Saving Time (print exclusive)

    We love getting an extra hour of sleep when the clocks turn back — and dread losing one in the spring

    By Kristy Woudstra
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Cool things (print exclusive)

    These faith organizations are spreading good for goodness' sake

    By Kate Spencer
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Good advice (print exclusive)

    How to help someone who is grieving

    By Alex Mlynek
  • Topics: Spirituality

    Ode to offering envelopes (print exclusive)

    Everyone who has ever attended church likely recognizes offering envelopes

    By Jadine Ngan




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