Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News

Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News

Deborah Waters Gyapong has been a journalist and novelist for more than 20 years. She has worked in print, radio and television, including 12 years as a producer for CBC TV's news and current affairs programming. She currently covers religion and politics primarily for Catholic and Evangelical newspapers.

OTTAWA -- Canadians want to have their cake and eat it too when it comes to preventing climate change and producing oil and gas, an Angus Reid poll reveals.

OTTAWA -- Anti-Catholic sentiment is “alive and well” as Canadians head into a federal election, warns the president of the Catholic Civil Rights League.

OTTAWA -- Health Canada’s five-year Action Plan on Palliative Care announced Aug. 20 is a “lacklustre” effort that fails to commit enough resources, says Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu.

OTTAWA -- The Catholic Women’s League (CWL) will revisit its decision to suspend funding to Development and Peace once the Canadian bishops’ audit of overseas partners is complete, says its national president.

OTTAWA -- Pierre O’Reilly has a pretty easy answer to why his long and winding life path has led to NET Canada and the chair of executive director.

OTTAWA -- Armed with a government commitment of $50 million to implement a National Dementia Strategy, advocates are not about to let up on efforts to keep the issue on the front burner.

OTTAWA -- Christian communities remain concerned about the administration of the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) grants after it was revealed 403 groups were refused funding.

OTTAWA -- Documentary film producer Kevin Dunn admits he felt a bit depressed after producing two films about euthanasia. 

OTTAWA -- Canada’s first Rosary Bowl should serve as a model for celebrating Our Lady across the country, organizers say.

OTTAWA -- Evangelicals may disagree with many aspects of Roman Catholic theology, but many find a history and tradition which dates back to the Apostles very appealing, said a document published at the end of June by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.