Eyewitness report column from the G20 protests and the largest mass arrests in Canadian history
In a Christian music scene dominated by catchy tunes, poppy fluff imitating hit radio, and a cookie-cutter message of personal salvation, the Psalters are something else completely – a ragged band of misfits seeking ways out of what they call “Empire,” comparing today’s economic and political realities with Rome
BEIRUT, LEBANON – Every year, thousands of Canadian youth travel abroad, many of them immediately before or after college. What is it that drives us middle-class kids overseas?
A glimpse into the rituals of modern urban hunter-gatherers
Almost 15 per cent of Canadians worry thev will not have enough to eat–what Statistics Canada calls “food insecurity”
For some of the modern church’s most prolific songwriters, it is on the emotional level that spiritual music affects us most deeply.
While many campus Christian groups preach salvation, many chaplaincies attract students also interested in working for social change — what used to be known in Canada as the social gospel
In the quiet moments between songs, the audience sighed almost audibly with wonder at Harry Manx’s unique blend of slide guitar blues and milleniums-old Indian ragas
Tomorrow’s Traditions, a fibre festival organized by the Gulf Islands Spinning Mill to promote natural fleeces, brought out the collective wisdom of the island’s active textile industry, with everything from sheep-dog trials and farm tours to a fashion show and knit-in
As Allison Crowe’s riveting Salt Spring performance came to a close last Sunday, there was an almost-tangible feeling that this was something special.