Society + Culture

The church in Canada: serving an aging society

By Peter Jon Mitchell | November 2, 2010

There are the Joneses, the Duggars, and don’t forget Kate and her eight. Big families have captured our imagination and have become a spectacle worthy of reality TV. Once a common occurrence, large families are becoming the exception as Canadian families... Read more »

What’s Wrong with Our Schools and How We Can Fix Them

Book review

By Peter Jon Mitchell | September 20, 2010

“Nothing.” It’s the answer parents frequently hear when they ask, “What did you learn in school today?” Educators Michael Zwaagstra, Rodney Clifton and John Long have an idea of what your kids might be learning and they discuss their concerns in their new... Read more »

Are the kids really all right?

What research actually shows about the parents children need

By Glenn T. Stanton | August 12, 2010

There’s been quite a bit of dust kicked up lately over whether boys and girls really need both mothers and fathers. 

  • A recent movie called The Kids Are All Right depicts a pair of lesbians raising two emerging adult children.... Read more »

Key factors leading to lasting faith

How can we help ensure our children carry their faith into adulthood?

By Glenn T. Stanton | July 27, 2010

This is one of the most important questions parents can ask. It concerns the vitality and durability of their child’s faith in Christ, and how that faith can stay vibrant through the rough-and-tumble transition into young adulthood.

The good news is... Read more »

Canada’s top family-friendly cities

By Andrea Mrozek | July 19, 2010

What makes a city family-friendly? The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada thoroughly examined this question in our first... Read more »

Teen pregnancy on the decline in Canada

By Peter Jon Mitchell | June 10, 2010

Teen pregnancy rates continue to fall in Canada according to a study released May 27, 2010, by the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada (SIECCAN). The study, which is published in The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, compared... Read more »

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