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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Carol Goar

Carol Goar was a columnist at the Toronto Star for thirty years, where she focused on poverty, homelessness, and the fraying social fabric. She retired in 2016 and moved to Paris, Ontario.

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The Formula to End Homelessness

A collection of essays from front-line workers January | February 2019
On any given night, an average of 35,000 Canadians are homeless. Over the course of a year, 235,000 men, women, and adolescents have no safe bed. Twenty percent are visible, sleeping on park benches and heating grates. The rest are hidden: couch-surfing, in a hospital, in jail, sleeping in a car, or moving from one emergency shelter to the…