Special Focus


Canadians have deep and genuine concerns about the expansion of medical assistance in dying (MAiD). As federal politicians consider Bill C-7, which would expand access… Read More


How can lottery and gaming in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and the Atlantic provinces work for, not against, low income households?… Read More

Religion and GDP

It may be time to take a second look at the public relevance of religion for the most unexpected reason: economics. What if we told… Read More

Our Research

Fuelling Canada's Middle Class
REPORT December 2nd

How can policy-makers ensure that the burden of climate action is broadly distributed, and not disproportionately affecting low- and mid-skilled workers? This paper argues that the focus should be on lowering the emission intensity of the sector rather than abandoning resource development altogether.

Union Gospel Mission: Case Studies in Faith-Based Social Service
REPORT January 12th

Union Gospel Mission (UGM) ministers to people experiencing homelessness, poverty, and addiction throughout Metro Vancouver and Mission, British Columbia. Throughout its eighty-year history, Union Gospel Mission’s work has been rooted in and motived by its Christian faith. The organization meets immediate needs in the region with emergency shelter, chaplaincy services, and meals.

The Complexities of Forbearance
by Gregory Lee
COMMENT January 14th
Mapping the Parable of the Good Samaritan
by Alex Fogleman
COMMENT January 14th
The Mystery of Trust
by Amanda Ripley
COMMENT January 12th
Editorial: Sowing for Trust
by Anne Snyder
COMMENT January 7th
The Spiritual Connection of Violence
by Robert Joustra
CONVIVIUM January 15th