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New Beginnings: Support Family Garden Projects in Indigenous Communities!

May 15, 2024

Spring is a time of awakening, both in nature and within ourselves. As the earth emerges from its winter slumber, we witness the blossoming of colourful flowers, the lush greenery of landscapes, and the cheerful melodies of the birds.

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A Virtual Q&A with Context’s new Anchor & Producer, Maggie John

June 11, 2020

Maggie John is a seasoned journalist whose experience as a national reporter, television host of Canada’s longest-running daily television show 100 Huntley Street, makes her well-positioned to take on her new role as Anchor/Producer of Context. Moderated by Context’s long-time Senior Executive Producer Susan Ponting, in a virtual Q&A, Maggie discusses the future of Context, how she’s navigating this new and exciting role at this unprecedented time in our history, and what to expect on Context next season.

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Crossroads Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with 100 Huntley Street Featuring Susan Aglukark & Michael Linklater

June 11, 2020

On Friday, June 19th, Crossroads will celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with a special 100 Huntley Street program from Queenston Heights National Historic Site, Niagara on the Lake, ON., which commemorates the significant contributions of First Nations and their allies in the War of 1812.

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Context Season Recap

June 10, 2020

We’ve had another incredible and action-packed season this year on Context Beyond the Headlines – from the terrorist bombings at churches throughout Sri Lanka that killed over 200 innocent Christians – to the Ukrainian plane crash over the skies of Iran – to the story that tops them all – the COVID-19 coronavirus. All this, as our fearless Host, Executive Producer, CEO, and dear friend, Lorna Dueck announced her retirement to care for her beloved and wonderful husband, Vern.

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Lorna Dueck – Retirement Reflections

June 10, 2020

For the past 26 years, the theme of finding a bridge to Christ has underpinned Lorna Dueck’s faithful service, both as Crossroads CEO and host of Context Beyond the Headlines. While her passion for media evangelism is as strong today as when she first started, a new assignment is ahead of her – that of navigating the journey of her husband’s Parkinson’s disease, together, as a family. In her final interview as CEO of Crossroads, Lorna dives deep into the memories that have inspired her and shaped the course of her career in Christian media.

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Broadcaster Lorna Dueck Retires from Crossroads Christian Communications, Yes TV and Context Beyond the Headlines

April 27, 2020

During Lorna’s tenure as Chief Executive Officer, she played a critical role in revitalizing the companies by spearheading significant changes in the operations while staying true to the vision of media evangelism. In the process, she served as a champion for establishing a new media mission centre, fostering new partnerships within the philanthropy community and contributed significantly to our culture of pastoring the nation through Christian voice in media.

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Why Easter changes everything about a global pandemic

April 7, 2020

There was a major media event scheduled into the origins of Easter. Highly visual and crowd inducing, this media event was the walk of Christ to the place called “the Skull.” Luke 23 in the Gospels describes this walk, and history has immortalized this gawking part of Easter with the name the Via Dolorosa – the way of suffering.

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COVID-19 and a giant engine of hope

March 27, 2020

None of us imagined our today the way it is. In what feels like a few short weeks, COVID-19 has disrupted our world physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

As the global crisis hits home, Christians and seekers are leaning into God through prayer: for the most vulnerable, frontline workers, people battling fear and anxiety, our government leaders and for a cure.

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