Context Beyond The Headlines

Context Beyond The Headlines

3 Seasons

Context with Lorna Dueck is Canada’s premiere Christian voice in news and current affairs, providing a platform for Canadian and global issues. Context’s distinctive voice and style gives the audience a perspective they don’t hear in other media. Context speaks out on the complex issues around Syrian refugees, Islamic extremism, First Nations, Marijuana legislation, Climate Change, Assisted Dying and much more.

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  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 10 - Neighbours in Crisis

    Episode 1

    Canada's First Nations' communities are calling out for neighbourliness. Our streets are screaming for neighbourliness. And our world cries out for help in some of the worst natural disasters on record.
    Through the inevitable and ongoing tragedies and crises everyone faces, who can we rely on to ...

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 9 - Dignity of Life

    Episode 2

    Changes are coming to Canada's medical assistance in dying legislation. A Quebec Superior Court says Canada's current laws are too restrictive - and should remove a requirement that natural death be in the 'foreseeable future'.
    Pro-euthanasia advocacy groups want the law to go even further to in...

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 8 - The King's Music

    Episode 3

    Kanye West's ninth studio album is causing a lot of controversy on both sides of the debate.

    Religion in pop music isn't new - but Kanye's JESUS IS KING is the latest to stir things up in the world of rap - and crossing over into mainstream pop music.

    This week on Context: Industry experts an...

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 7 - Dangers of Vaping

    Episode 4

    Vaping was meant to be a healthier way to wean cigarette smokers off highly addictive nicotine. But as it turns out, e-cigarettes are anything but healthy or safe.

    Doctors and health officials in Canada are on high alert after thirty-four once healthy people have died in the United States, and t...

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 6 - Parliament's Problems

    Episode 5

    What are the hot button issues the new Liberal minority government faces?
    As people in Hong Kong continue their pro-democracy protests, how will Canada’s next government handle the tensions between China and Canada?

    PLUS changes are coming to contentious legislation in Canada – the prostitution ...

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 5 - A Country Divided

    Episode 6

    Few things divide us like our politics. But in the aftermath of a divisive election - where East and West and everyone in between are anything but united - how do we understand each other?

    In Prime Minister Trudeau's minority government, the west says they want out, Quebec has voted for the sepa...

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 4 - Canada's Hate Problem

    Episode 7

    The tragic and senseless murder of a 14-year-old boy has left the system and people who failed him reeling.
    In our deeply divided world, bullying, racism, and hatred trickles down from the generations, and spills on to our streets and into our schools.
    Today on Context - we take a look at why hat...

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 3 - Faith & Politics

    Episode 8

    The school year in Canada has had a tragic start. Hamilton has been shocked by the stabbing death of 14-year-old Devan Selvey who was stabbed to death in front of his mother.

    PLUS the final days of Canada’s federal election campaign.

    The gloves came off at the only English all-candidate debate....

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 2 - Resilience In The Face Of Tragedy

    Episode 9

    Bahamas is rebuilding, Yemen is five years into civil war with no end in sight; and Syrians are crying out. Context co-anchor,
    Ann Rohmer covers people suffering worlds away — the victims and organizations on the ground in these troubled areas to find out how to help where it’s needed the most.

  • Context - Season 9 - Episode 1 - Election Issues That Matter To Religious Voters

    Episode 10

    Promises, promises! As our 43rd federal election rises to find the next Prime Minister – do you feel represented or left out? Hopeful or skeptical?

    As our nation’s political leaders crisscross the country, Context takes a look at the big issues that matter to religious voters who often feel left...