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S+L BLOG: Canada 150,Dialogue,



2017 is a big year for big anniversaries. But why are they important and why should Cathoilcs celebrate then? ...read more
There aren’t a lot of things that bring Canada together; that make us feel like we are all part of this great country. I mean, do people in Vancouver feel like they are one and the same as people in Charlottetown or St. John’s? Do people in Whitehorse feel a kinship with the people of ...read more
(Among the millions of Canadians who oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada are Roman Catholics, some of whom rallied on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario in June of 2016. CNS photo/Art Babych) The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on ...read more
Sir George-Étienne Cartier (1814-1873), 1st Baronet, PC was a French-Canadian statesman and Father of Confederation. Born in a family of Merchants, 7th of 8 children, George-Étienne Cartier got a Catholic education with the Suplicians in Montreal. A lawyer by profession, his political commitment brought him in a journey from the “patriotes” to Father of the ...read more
The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on what makes Canada so special to each of us. Here Alexander Du, Chief Operating Officer, reflects on his family’s Canadian story. As I read, watch and hear the amazing stories about Canada’s past, ...read more
The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on what makes Canada so special to each of us. Here Francisco Gonzalez, web developer, reflects on migrating to Canada and how it changed his life. Being forced to leave your homeland is a ...read more
Canada 150 –  It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary and for the next year, we Canadians are celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation. You can’t talk about the Catholic Church’s contribution to Canada over the past 150 years without talking about the first Catholic Bishop of Toronto, Bishop Michael Power. Archbishop Cardinal Thomas Collins takes a ...read more
The Angus Reid Institute Center published an interesting study about the religious practices and beliefs of Canadians and the results are quite astounding! It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary and for the next year, we Canadians celebrate the sesqui-centennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation. And what a great time to look at some stats behind behind our beliefs and ...read more
The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on what makes Canada so special to each of us? Here Julian Paparella, a returning intern, reflects on the uniqueness that comes with being Canadian. A Reflection for Canada 150  As a Canadian since ...read more
The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on what makes Canada so special to each of us? Here Rosina Di Felice, administration and grants manager, reflects on what sharing Canada’s birthday means to her. A special day in history is approaching ...read more