The fall 2016 TV season: 8 trends to watch

By Subby Szterszky | September 14, 2016 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

It’s that time of year again. Over the next month or so, TV networks will roll out their fall schedules, replete with new shows alongside old favourites. Many of these new shows, of course, will be gone by Thanksgiving – Canadian, not American. But...

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Gender quotas don’t help businesses – they don’t even help women

By Andrea Mrozek | September 14, 2016 | Post your comment | Law + Government

The government of Ontario recently announced gender quotas for provincial boards. It wants private companies to follow its lead over the next five years. This, we are told, will not only help women, it will improve company performance. Is this...

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Rio Olympics: 5 stories worth more than gold

By Subby Szterszky | August 23, 2016 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

The colossal statue of Christ the Redeemer towers high above the city and harbour of Rio de Janeiro. It’s one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, with the figure’s massive soapstone arms flung wide in a universal gesture of welcome and peace....

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Moroccan Christians step out on YouTube

By Subby Szterszky | August 23, 2016 | Post your comment | Faith + Religion

Christians in Morocco are going public about their faith in a big way. A YouTube channel called Moroccan and Christian features a series of short podcasts by Moroccan believers recorded in Darija, the native Arabic language of Morocco. The videos...

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Excellence: A neglected and misunderstood virtue

By Subby Szterszky | August 10, 2016 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

What I want to fix your attention on is the vast, overall movement towards the discrediting, and finally the elimination, of every kind of human excellence – moral, cultural, social, or intellectual. . . . You remember how one of the Greek...

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The public stoning of moral conviction

By Subby Szterszky | August 10, 2016 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

If you’ve taken English in a North American high school in the last 50 years, there’s a good chance you’ve read Shirley Jackson’s short story, “The Lottery.” In case you haven’t, here’s your official spoiler alert: go read it first. It can be found...

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Jupiter and Juno and the glory of God

By Subby Szterszky | July 22, 2016 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

NASA probe explores the mysteries of the giant planet. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims His handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. [Psalm 19:1-2] Last summer, after hurtling...

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