Episode #1407
March 6, 2015

Homelessness - Next Time on Context »

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... see more
Episode #1425
February 27, 2015

The Gift of Life »

Recent debates over assisted suicide and infanticide, have called into question long-held beliefs about the high value of human life.  Choice about death is becoming a pressing societal question.   To begin looking for answers, I... see more
Episode #1424
February 20, 2015

Stolen Sisters »

Rinelle Harper, beaten and left for dead by a frozen river, won the nation's attention- not just in her ordeal and survival, but in reviving the call for an inquiry into missing indigenous women and girls.  Today, we discuss her story... see more
Episode #1423
February 13, 2015

Celebrating Single »

Matchmaker, matchmaker... take the day off.  To many, 'single' is the new 'attached.'  Gone are the days of 'spinsters' and 'old maids'.  In North America- where non-married people now outnumber the married, the word... see more
Episode #1416
February 7, 2015

TWU on Trial »

No sooner were plans announced for a Christian Law School in B.C.- then the debate began: in courts of law, and of public opinion.  Gone are the days when Christian influence was a given in Canadian institutions.  Today, religion... see more
Episode #0
February 6, 2015

Pressing On: The Margaret Dueck Story »

Today the Supreme Court of Canada returned it's judgement on physician assisted death and with it have ushered in a new era in Canada, one in which physicians will be legally able to assist people in ending their own lives.  Read a... see more
Episode #1422
January 31, 2015

Lessons in Recovery - Haiti: 5 Years Later »

In every generation, all the way back to the great biblical flood, our culture is fascniated with new growth that emerges in the wake of destruction. We've witnessed fresh hope amongst survivors today, and a heightened global awareness... see more
Episode #1414
January 23, 2015

Vampires, Anne Rice, and Jesus »

No one does life and death, lovers and vampires, quite like Anne Rice. Just ask any of her legion of readers-  they aren't hard to find.  Rice's novels- including the celebrated VAMPIRE CHRONICLES- have sold upwards of 100... see more
Episode #1413
January 18, 2015

Fields of Blood: Religious Violence »

The combination of religion and violence is almost as old as, well, religion and violence. And just as old is the debate about cause and effect. Is it geopolitics or faith that enflames violence? Join Lorna as she talks with historian... see more
Episode #1410
January 9, 2015

Dying to be Thin »

It's about dying to be thin; as millions of young women are struggling with eating disorders, researchers look to pop culture and psychological causes, personality traits and biology. But what about the spiritual dimension?  In this... see more