"When you say Merry Christmas, you're pouring out your compassion"
  • 2016
  • 00:04:41
  • 9-12

The National
"When you say Merry Christmas, you're pouring out your compassion" New

Why a Sikh man wants to bring back the phrase “Merry Christmas”.
  • Added on: 01/11/2017
A Look Back at Law and Social Justice 2013
  • 2013
  • 00:16:13
  • 13-14

News in Review - December 2013
A Look Back at Law and Social Justice 2013

From a crack-smoking mayor to a mainstream federal leader willing to legalize marijuana, the year 2013 put Canada on the map when it comes to the issue of illegal drugs in modern society. In Quebec, a province often in the news for cultural reasons, a fresh controversy ignited over the issue of religion versus identity. In Toronto, videos from a ...
Art and reconciliation
  • 2016
  • 01:53:03
  • 13-14

Cross Country Checkup
Art and reconciliation

The Secret Path is a powerful film about an Indigenous boy who dies escaping a residential school. Does art — films, books and music — offer the best path to heal historical wrongs? Guests include Joseph Boyden, award-winning author of Three Day Road, The Orenda and most recently the novella Wenjack; Susan Aglukark, Inuk singer and songwriter; Ry Moran, Director of the National Centre for ...
  • Added on: 11/10/2016
Behind the Veil
  • 2015
  • 00:11:54
  • 15-17

The Fifth Estate
Behind the Veil

The niqab – a face-covering veil worn by some Muslim women – became a flashpoint on Parliament Hill this year. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said it was un-Canadian for a woman to wear the veil during her citizenship ceremony. But one Canadian woman watched this debate from a unique perspective – because she fought for the right to wear the ...
  • Added on: 05/13/2015
Beyond the Veil
  • 1996
  • 00:21:54
  • 15-17

The National
Beyond the Veil

Anna Maria Tremonti looks at the role of the veil and what lies beneath it in Iran. The traditional dress is being challenged by the young but never ignored. Western influence seeps into Iran.
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Canada Debates Same-Sex Marriages
  • 2003
  • 00:13:52
  • 13-14

News in Review - September 2003
Canada Debates Same-Sex Marriages

In June 2003 an unprecedented court decision made same-sex marriages legal in Canada. For some, this development was an inevitable step in the evolution of human rights. But for others, the decision failed to acknowledge the institution of marriage’s critical role in society and its religious significance. News in Review takes a look at the controversy.
Flesh and the Devil
  • 2004
  • 00:45:33
  • 15-17

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary
Flesh and the Devil

The sex drive is the most powerful biological drive on the planet, according to scientists, so why are religions so obsessed with celibacy? Join award-winning filmmaker Antony Thomas as he explores the sexual crisis at the heart of the modern church. Thomas looks at the possible connection between celibacy and child sexual abuse. The history of celibacy and those who ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Generation One: Living in Two Worlds
  • 2012
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14

News in Review - April 2012
Generation One: Living in Two Worlds

Canada is a country of immigrants who help change the country and who are in turn changed by it. In this News in Review story we look at the so-called Generation One, children of immigrants who were born in Canada but are still heavily influenced by the cultures and traditions of the countries where their parents once lived.
Hanukkah and Christmas Decorations Removed
  • 2013
  • 00:05:08
  • 13-14

Metro Morning
Hanukkah and Christmas Decorations Removed

When officials from the Town of Mount Royal removed Christmas and Hanukkah decorations outside the town hall in an effort to avoid displaying religious symbols, it sparked anger among some local residents.
  • Added on: 12/20/2013
Hanukkah, Celebrating Families
  • 2013
  • 00:06:10
  • 9-12

Metro Morning
Hanukkah, Celebrating Families

Matt Galloway speaks with Yacov Fruchter, the spiritual leader from the Annex Shul in Toronto. They discuss the meaning of Hanukkah and the important role of this celebration for not only Jewish families and the Jewish community, but also the larger world.
  • Added on: 12/10/2013