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19/05 May 2019

19/05 May 2019

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds ‘Effective Referral’ requirements for Euthanasia, Abortion

Press release from The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada   May 15, 2019 TORONTO – Today, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Christian Medical and Dental Society (CMDS) v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The court unanimously upheld the CPSO’s policies on medical assistance in dying and human rights obligations. The […]

19/05 May 2019

Rosebud actor reprises role in W.O. Mitchell favourite, The Kite

by Laureen F. Guenther   The Kite, a comedy by Canadian author and playwright W. O. Mitchell, will be performed at Rosebud Theatre this summer, 14 years after Rosebud Theatre first produced it. The show opens June 7 and plays until August 31. Daddy Sherry of small-town Saskatchewan is about to turn 111 years old. […]

19/05 May 2019

Painted Fish Theatre Company in rehearsals for Jesus Christ Superstar

by Laureen F. Guenther   Jesus Christ Superstar, the 1970 rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, will be performed by Painted Fish Theatre Company. “The rock opera takes a very human look at Jesus through the eyes of Judas,” says Marian Jordan, Painted Fish’s artistic director, who’s also directing the show. The […]

19/05 May 2019

Bright Star shines brightly at Rosebud Theatre

by Laureen F. Guenther   Bright Star, a musical written by comedian-musician Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, opened at Rosebud Theatre on March 29, directed by Morris Ertman with musical direction by Bill Hamm. Bright Star plays until May 25. In the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1920s, a teenager named Alice (played by Alix […]

19/05 May 2019

Music notes – reviews

by Kevin Pollard   Danny Gokey: Haven’t Seen It Yet, Capital CMG, 2019 It’s been more than a decade since we heard the voice of Danny Gokey on American Idol. After his debut country album, Danny began to release a string of Christian albums with hits like, “Hope In Front of Me,” “Tell Your Heart […]

19/05 May 2019

A mother’s legacy

by Sharon Simpson   Mothers of all ages can take themselves back to those days when they were caring for infants, toddlers and little children. It is amazing how quickly those memories can flood our minds as we reflect on when we became a mother. There are days that seem like they will never end […]

19/05 May 2019

Go Hungary to Budapest

Photo Credit-Erich-Westendarp-Pixabay-   by Agnes Chung   What does a bowl of goulash tell you about Hungary? The spicy, intense and flavourful national dish is as fascinating as the culture itself, and as rich and complex as its history and land. Hungarian (or Magyar) cooking dates back a millennium when the Kingdom of Hungary was […]

19/05 May 2019

St. James is 50

left to right: Wardens Frank Gardner and David Parker, Canon Charles Alexander, Bishop Morse Goodman   St. James Anglican Church, one of the first buildings in Ranchlands (1977), will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Sunday June 2, with an Open House and Homecoming on Saturday June 1 from 10 am – 4 pm. Over […]

19/05 May 2019

The importance of being valued

by Ed Epp   A nine-year-old girl in the slums of Kinshasa sat in her new wheelchair. I knew that she was now in school for the first time and I was excited to be there to record the success story of her being mobile and in school. But when she told me she had […]

19/05 May 2019

A minute for the persecuted church – INDIA

Edited and submitted by Al Coats   On April 11, India’s national election began. In this election, some 900 million voters will choose 543 members of India’s national parliament. The party that wins the majority of those seats will form India’s next government after the election ends on May 23. As a part of their […]