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.
Context - Season 9 - Episode 22 - Stalled on the refugee highway
The U.N. declares Syria is on the brink of the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st century. The refugee highway they turn to for hope is stalled – 70 million people are looking for a safe home.
This week on Context, why our refugee crisis is getting worse.
Context - Season 9 - Episode 21 - Stalled on reconciliation
Protests and blockades across the country are objecting a $6 billion court-approved LNG pipeline that will run through Indigenous territory in British Columbia.
Rail blockades in solidarity of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have stopped the transportation of $425 million of goods shipped daily by ...
Context - Season 9 - Episode 19 - Containing the coronavirus
Wuhan, China is under the largest quarantine in history after the coronavirus goes global.
The virus has spread to 25 countries with more than 20,000 confirmed cases and nearly 500 deaths.
Canada is working to evacuate citizens from Wuhan to an airforce base in Trenton.
Context - Season 9 - Episode 18 - Movies that move us
It’s Hollywood’s big night to celebrate itself – and as it does – the world sees visions and themes of our lives reflected back to us. Everything from mental illness and war to marriage and evil incarnate. Plus, another year of snubs – especially for women and people of colour.
And, a film far fr...
Context - Season 9 - Episode 16 - Blessed are the Peace Makers
Few things rattle the world like unrest in the Middle East.
The death of 57 Canadians among the 176 on board Flight 752 – shot down just minutes after take off in Tehran – has left Canadians and Iranians heartbroken and angry.
Tonight on Context – we listen to those who grieve and the peacemaking...
Context - Season 9 - Episode 12 - Insurrections in the Middle East
Revolutions, rebellions, and insurrections are happening across the globe. Countless scenes of brave men and women protesting by the millions - standing together in waves of solidarity - fill our media here in Canada.
Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Algeria, and Egypt - the protest movements of the...
Context - Season 9 - Episode 11 - Sri Lanka: Faith under Fire
Sri Lanka is still recovering from the Islamic terrorist bombings on Easter Sunday, 2019. Three churches and three tourist hotels were completely destroyed, more than 200 people were killed. Now, Sri Lankans have voted in hard-line president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who is accused of, but denies any w...
Context - Season 9 - Episode 10 - Neighbours in Crisis
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 ...
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 6 - Parliament's Problems
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 4 - Canada's Hate Problem
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 2 - Resilience In The Face Of Tragedy
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.