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S+L BLOG: A New Leaf



One week ago, we began previewed A New Leaf across the country. Within the span of seven days, our documentary was screened in Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Victoria. It was a grueling tour for myself and our travelling team from Development and Peace. We were joined by Fr. Isidore Ouedraogo from Caritas Burkina Faso, who ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: It’s Friday, March 1 and Sede Vacante is officially underway. We tell you how Benedict is settling into his new role as Pope Emeritus. If you get the chance, tune into Salt + Light Television tonight. We bring you a completely new prime-time lineup. ...read more
In the summer of 2012, a food crisis struck West Africa in a region called the Sahel. Salt + Light’s Kris Dmytrenko travelled to Niger to learn about the crisis. Why was it happening? What were Nigeriens doing about it? And how was the world trying to help? Dmytrenko witnessed the efforts of Caritas Niger, ...read more
S+L announces the premiere screenings and broadcast debut of its documentary A New Leaf. Screenings will take place in five cities across Canada and the world broadcast premiere will air exclusively on S+L TV. In the summer of 2012, a food crisis struck West Africa in a region called the Sahel. S+L’s Kris Dmytrenko travelled ...read more
When you first heard about the food crisis in the Sahel — if you’re not learning about it now, for the first time — you probably felt a sense of déjà vu. Wasn’t it just last year that a major famine struck Africa? Yes, but that was the Horn of Africa, consisting of Somalia, Ethiopia, ...read more
Following an incredible nine day trip to Niger, S+L’s Kris Dmytrenko, David LeRoss and I are back in Toronto. As promised to you earlier, here is a sneak peak at some of the people we saw. This happened on Day 5. More than that, Kris, David and I spent the entire day interviewing locals and beneficiaries ...read more