Four Canadian religious leaders, including the head of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, are urging the federal government to develop a “well-funded, national initiative to improve palliative care access and quality.”
TORONTO – Helping poor people is a lousy business model.
Kyle Lowry, the Toronto Raptors’ all-star point guard, has his hands full with the NBA playoffs these days, but he took time out recently to accept an award from the Toronto Catholic District School Board.
The problem of long processing times for refugees to Canada will be fixed by 2019, promises Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen.
More than 10,000 delegates from 80 countries representing some 200 religious, spiritual and indigenous traditions are expected in Toronto for the seventh Parliament of World Religions Oct. 31-Nov. 7, 2018.
OTTAWA – A government-funded home-care agency serving the Ottawa area is facilitating end-of-life services for people seeking to be euthanized in their home.
OTTAWA – A public agency has recommended that Canada’s taxpayers foot the bill for the abortion drugs mifepristone and misoprostol.
A nine per cent jump in overnight guests has pushed Toronto’s Out of the Cold system dangerously close to turning people away, according to a new report from Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services.
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has offered encouragement to Ontario’s bishops in their fight for conscience rights for health care workers.
REGINA – A judgment in a 12-year-old court case has sent shock waves through Saskatchewan’s Catholic education community and left Regina Archbishop Donald Bolen “disheartened.”