Kiara Mavalwala is heading to York University this fall to study engineering in hopes of one day being able to ensure all people living in Canada have access to clean drinking water.

Nothing about this year will be normal

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Anyone who believes this coming school year will be normal is kidding themselves or is a politician preparing for an election.

Haiti: A nation caught in grip of chaos

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When the 2010 earthquake hit Haiti, Jesuit Fr. Jean Francky went with his brother novices out onto the streets of Dumay, on the outskirts of Port au Prince. That night, the young religious men began digging through rubble with their bare hands.

Vatican appointments in August feature two Canadian women

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Vatican appointments in August feature two Canadian women – Anne Jamieson and Donna Strickland.

Faith flows through artistic passion

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Nestled amidst the evergreens in the village of Haines Junction in Canada’s Yukon, a tiny church known as Our Lady of the Way has been a source of creative and spiritual inspiration for artist Libby Dulac.

Missing Indigenous women spawn hope

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When Ojibwe jingle dress dancer Patience Commanda decided to use her art form to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG), she never imagined she would receive hope in return.

Expansion plans to Providence Healthcare include quality of life

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Adding 180 new long-term care beds and a whole new building to Unity Health’s Providence Healthcare site is just the beginning of the Catholic hospital’s plans for seniors in Toronto’s east end.

Basketball star mines father’s drive to be best he can be

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Basketball standout Abu Kigab’s tenacious drive to be the best athlete he can may be proof that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

Healing Indigenous communities

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Indigenous elder and lay minister Rosella Kinoshameg reflects on the Gospel of Matthew’s parable of the treasure discovered hidden in a field as she looks to find healing and meaning in the wake of the latest trauma to hit Indigenous communities in Canada.

Anger — and remorse — spreads wide following Kamloops discovery

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As 10,000 people marched in sorrow and in anger from Queen’s Park to Nathan Phillips Square, Vivian Timmins just had to be there — because Timmins is a residential school survivor.

Fr. Falke turns the everyday into art

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Fr. Herman Falke has had his hands busy working on what he says is an “intentionally complicated” wood carving.