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Vol. 94 No. 3 June 1, 2016

The official birthday tulip for Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 was unveiled at the recent tulip festival on Ottawa. The “Canada 150” tulip is a predominantly white flower with red flame-like detail to reflect Canada’s national flag. Canadians will be able to purchase these bulbs at participating Home Hardware stores across the country this fall, and plant them in their own gardens in time for them to bloom next spring. (G. Schmitz photo)

The official birthday tulip for Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 was unveiled at the recent tulip festival on Ottawa. The “Canada 150” tulip is a predominantly white flower with red flame-like detail to reflect Canada’s national flag. Canadians will be able to purchase these bulbs at participating Home Hardware stores across the country this fall, and plant them in their own gardens in time for them to bloom next spring. (G. Schmitz photo)





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Parenting advice

Australian parenting expert Andrew Mullins, currently on a speaking tour across Canada, offers some wise and practical suggestions to parents on how to manage the moral upbringing of their children.


Von Humboldt’s vision

This week Gerald Schmitz reviews The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf, a work of prodigious research that restores the significance of Baron Alexander von Humboldt’s vision to our understanding of the natural world.


Women and the diaconate

A lively discussion in both the religious and secular media has been taking place ever since Pope Francis called for a discussion of women deacons. Anglican deacon and canon of the Qu’Appelle diocese Michael Jackson examines the history of the diaconate and some points of disagreement.


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Things beyond our imagination

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Violence against women

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