On Sept. 23 the Presbyterian Church bid farewell to one of its best-known evangelists, Rev. Dr. Larry Brice, founder of Reachout Ministries and host of the television program Reachout for Life. He died following a battle with cancer at the age of 71.
Twenty-six faith leaders signed a statement in late September calling for action on the "twin challenges" of climate change and poverty in Canada.
The statement notes in particular the challenges faced by Canada’s indigenous peoples who "have long experienced the effects of poverty, and are commonly among the first to experience the effects of climate change."
An intimate ceremony at Beachwood Cemetery, Ottawa, in late August celebrated the life of Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce, a man remembered as a pioneer for public health. During the event, a plaque was unveiled as part of the cemetery’s great Canadian profiles project.
Hungary has been running a billboard campaign—in Hungarian, which the refugees couldn’t possibly understand—with slogans like, “If you come to Hungary, don’t take the jobs of Hungarians,” and, “If you come to Hungary, you have to keep our laws.”
A small small handful say "no photo" or "camera no." But the vast majority pose for the photos and if you ask them they are eager to talk to you. You approach a person, they don't speak English, but they call out to one in their group who does.
Reza, 24, has been on the move for 17 days, starting in Afghanistan, then Iran, Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, on a train through Hungary, to Austria. I walked with him a little while from train to border.
She told me to call her Mahad. I walked with her from the Masonmagyarovar train station to the Heigyeshalom border crossing about three kilometres away, on a windy and chilly September afternoon today.