New research suggests that praying really can transform you — starting with your brain
By Trisha Elliott
Angelica Choc, widow of Guatemalan mining critic Adolfo Ich Chaman, speaks to media in Toronto at a 2013 protest against Hudbay Minerals. Photo by Peter Power/ The Globe and Mail/CP Images
Can Canadian mining companies be held accountable for alleged human rights abuses in Guatemala?
By May Warren
Cindy Blackstock, executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society. Photo by Richard Siemens, copyright 2014, University of Alberta
Cindy Blackstock is a relentless campaigner for the rights of First Nations children. If you want her to do something, just tell her she can’t.
By Rob Thomas
Author Sonya Corbin Dwyer (right) with her husband, Paul, and daughters. Photo by Candace Cunning
Author Sonya Corbin Dwyer is as much a mother to her daughters as any biological parent. So why do people keep asking, ‘Where are they from?’
By Sonya Corbin Dwyer
The Toronto native is a well-known climate scientist and evangelical Christian who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. Last April, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.
By Alex Newman
Sam Dias petitioned the Catholic school board in London, Ont., to have his daughter exempted from religious studies classes in Grade 9. Photo by Mirko Petricevic
Here’s one lesson they’re not teaching in Ontario’s Catholic secondary schools: The law says you don’t actually have to study religion
By Luc Rinaldi
For new parents, questions can multiply and distraction can turn into obsession
By Drew Halfnight
To ask the question is to consider human rights, business practices, cultural values, income inequality and more
By Chantal Braganza
There’s a lot more to the ‘spiritual but not religious’ than Oprah and sunsets. Churchgoers, take note.
By Anne Bokma