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How My Family of 7 Would Fare if We Lived Below the Poverty Line

Melissa Charles | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Impact
Melissa Charles

I took a good look at what poverty is like in Canada. Canada doesn't "do" food stamps. So, last fall, I decided I would find out the numbers that would be representative of poverty on this side of the border. I feel ill.

Hardly the Mysterious Hand of God, Your Holiness

John Lazarus | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada
John Lazarus

On June 17, Pope Benedict XVI told Irish Catholics that it is a "mystery" to him why priests and other church officials have been abusing children entrusted to their care for at least the past several decades. Though I am not a Catholic, a clergyman, a child abuser or a victim of one, I may be able to help clear up the mystery.