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S+L BLOG: Winnipeg



With summer finally in full gear across the country, our dioceses and their news outlets have also gone into summer schedule. So this week Coast to Coast brings you a look at some events across the country you might want to check out. If you’re in Edmonton and you are planning to go to World ...read more
Here’s what we’ve been reading about this week across the country: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission submitted its final report on the effect of native residential schools. Here are the full 94 recommendations and here is some of the reaction. In Winnipeg, the chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs had this to say about ...read more
Here’s what’s been happening across the country this week: In Ottawa, the mother of one of the 43 student teachers who disappeared in Mexico has asked the Canadian government to take Mexico off its list of safe countries. In Winnipeg, reflecting on euthanasia and and palliative care brought out this touching story of the kind ...read more
Here’s what Canadian Catholics have been reading about this week: The historical crime drama Murdoch Mysteries have become a prime-time TV hit in Canada and beyond. It turns out a character introduced in a recent episode was based on a real priest who taught at Winsdor’s Assumption University. In Winnipeg community groups want to transform ...read more
In Vancouver, the Catholic school board has created a policy for dealing with transgender children after one family pulled their child out of a lower mainland Catholic school and filed a human rights complaint. The dioceses of Edmonton and Mackenzie – Fort Smith have signed a covenant of cooperation, inspired by John Paul II. In ...read more
Here’s what’s been going on across the country: The Archdiocese of Toronto will be home to the country’s first Catholic funeral home (officially, that is. There are several small funeral homes across the country run by Catholic families) In Saskatoon, the diocese is sending its married couples on a date. It’s part of an annual ...read more