Tonight, 30,000 Canadians will cope with homelessness.  Fifty thousand more are among the 'hidden homeless'- staying with friends or relatives because they have nowhere else to go.  Today on Context, is homelessness a chronic social condition? In a moment, guest host Sheldon Neil speaks with a Calgary man whose organization is on a 10-year quest to end poverty in that city.  Get a street-level perspective, and meet people on the front lines of this modern-day battle to end an ancient problem

This Week's Episode

Lorna's Wrap

Lorna's Wrap Earlier we had occasion to raise the biblical question "am I my brother's keeper?" The question is first posed in the book of Genesis, but later it saturates the story of Jesus Christ. In the eyes of Jesus, the answer is a resounding 'yes.' So how do we apply that to homelessness? Based on what we've heard today, a good place to start might be with this: let's eradicate the word 'them' from this... read more


Junos - Next Time on Context

Once a year, Canada's Juno Awards assemble the nation's top solo artists and... read more



March 5, 2015

Listening for God

“Sometimes when all else falls away, what remains is faith…” says John Ridley, one of the world’s favorite story tellers in...
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March 3, 2015
Richard Handler

The Gospel of Usefulness »

There’s no doubt that the wanton killing or the abandonment of... Read More
February 25, 2015
Richard Handler

Conscience and the Sociopath »

As a Christian, Lorna believes that society is unmoored, and... Read More