A Canadian View: Crime and Us

A Canadian View: Crime and Us

I have often wondered why our prison system in Canada is called Corrections Canada when there seems to be little evidence of trying to re-habilitate prisoners while they serve their sentence. It would be too simple to compare our system with that of the USA where the...
A Canadian View: Words, Action and Prayer

A Canadian View: Words, Action and Prayer

As a long time Vincentian with a specific interest in social justice, I have occasionally worried about allowing our unique Vincentian charism getting lost or forgotten in the rush to address social justice and develop and advocate for systemic change which can give...
A Canadian View: Vincent and Frederic

A Canadian View: Vincent and Frederic

As we are now into September, as a member of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul and the larger Vincentian family, there are two very important days this month. For many Canadians and our American friends who live in northern states, I think September gives us a...
A Canadian View: RESPECT

A Canadian View: RESPECT

We were all saddened by the news of the death of Aretha Franklin, who was much more than a singer. She was a civil rights activist and a symbol of all that is good in America. In reading more about her life “off stage” one cannot help but have great respect for this...

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