‘Communal’ commitment needed to revitalize Canada’s Indigenous languages

By Staff on August 07, 2019 In Canada, a growing number of people are learning an Aboriginal language as a second language, according to Statistics Canada. However, the number of people with First Nations language as their  mother tongue is declining, since most of them are ages 65 and over.  Overall, only 16% of Canada’s … Continue reading “‘Communal’ commitment needed to revitalize Canada’s Indigenous languages”

Algonquin spiritual teacher in residence appointed at Ottawa cathedral

Albert Dumont has been appointed for a two-year term as Algonguin Spiritual Teacher in Residence at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa. Submitted photo Algonquin spiritual teacher in residence appointed at Ottawa cathedral By Matt Gardner on December 4, 2018 Facebook Twitter email Indigenous spirituality has a powerful new voice at Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa. In … Continue reading “Algonquin spiritual teacher in residence appointed at Ottawa cathedral”

‘The spring of souls’

By Fred Hiltz March 21, 2018 The first signs of spring prompt the author to think about what “new seed” God wants to plant in us. Photo: Mitchell Griest/Unsplash I just caught the first whiff of spring thaw and mud and it was very good! The first signs of spring come as we celebrate the … Continue reading “‘The spring of souls’”

Anglican-affiliated college to offer course on reconciliation

  By Tali Folkins March 1, 2018 Students who take the course, says instructor Kelly Laurila, may find that it prompts them “to question the Canada that they’ve always known.” Photo: Contributed   An Anglican-affiliated college in Ontario is introducing a non-credit course this spring in Indigenous/non-Indigenous reconciliation. From April 26 to June 28, Renison … Continue reading “Anglican-affiliated college to offer course on reconciliation”