Finding grace and hope in the worst of tragedies

There’s tremendous beauty in compassion. When we seek to comfort others, we also strive to make the situation better

Finding grace and hope in the worst of tragedies
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There’s tremendous beauty in compassion. When we seek to comfort others, we also strive to make the situation better

High grades for Canadian students, high praise for their teachers

Canadian students’ results in literacy, mathematics and science are among the best in the world. What drives our schools to be so good?

High grades for Canadian students, high praise for their teachers
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Canadian students’ results in literacy, mathematics and science are among the best in the world. What drives our schools to be so good?

Love is the most powerful force on Earth

It wasn’t violence that freed India from Great Britain. It was love. Weapons didn’t end the Cold War. It was people who chose to love rather than to hate

Love is the most powerful force on Earth
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It wasn’t violence that freed India from Great Britain. It was love. Weapons didn’t end the Cold War. It was people who chose to love rather than to hate

Becoming our best selves a challenge for each of us

We don’t control the future but we do determine the legacy we leave, positive or negative

Becoming our best selves a challenge for each of us
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We don’t control the future but we do determine the legacy we leave, positive or negative

An open and shut case: how the backfire effect closes minds

When evidence contradicts our deeply-held beliefs, we tend not to change our viewpoint but to become more entrenched

An open and shut case: how the backfire effect closes minds
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When evidence contradicts our deeply-held beliefs, we tend not to change our viewpoint but to become more entrenched

Satisfaction comes with sharing other people’s joy

There are a number of ways to cultivate positive empathy (ability to share other people's joy): spending time with children and animals, and seeing beauty in art and athletics

Satisfaction comes with sharing other people’s joy
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There are a number of ways to cultivate positive empathy (ability to share other people’s joy): spending time with children and animals, and seeing beauty in art and athletics

Charting an inclusive, nurturing future for all Canadians

In celebrating Canada's history, we recognize our accomplishments and we acknowledge our challenges which, if overcome, will ensure our future

Charting an inclusive, nurturing future for all Canadians
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In celebrating Canada’s history, we recognize our accomplishments and we acknowledge our challenges which, if overcome, will ensure our future

Breaking technology’s pernicious grip on our children

The formative years with our children only come once. When we make them the highest priorities in our lives, we give them the message that they’re worthwhile

Breaking technology’s pernicious grip on our children
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The formative years with our children only come once. When we make them the highest priorities in our lives, we give them the message that they’re worthwhile

Coming clean about the crimes of colonialism, at home and abroad

When we are truly honest with ourselves, we can find ways to heal society. This is the lesson we must live and share on a global level

Coming clean about the crimes of colonialism, at home and abroad
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When we are truly honest with ourselves, we can find ways to heal society. This is the lesson we must live and share on a global level

Your right to choose a better world is in your hands

Citizens who are not informed and involved have willingly forfeited their democratic rights, and leave themselves open to manipulation

Your right to choose a better world is in your hands
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Citizens who are not informed and involved have willingly forfeited their democratic rights, and leave themselves open to manipulation