Douglas Todd, SudburyStar

Douglas Todd

SudburyStar

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent:
  • SudburyStar
  • The Vancouver Sun
Past:
  • TheStarPhoenix.com
  • The Windsor Star
  • Edmonton Journal
  • 24 hours Vancouver
  • Regina Leader Post
  • The Montreal Gazette
  • Calgary Herald

Recent articles by Douglas:

Obituary: Theologian taught God interested in bodies, economics

Vancouver-based Sallie McFague spoke of a God who “notices suffering, who values bodies and the natural world, a God who is interested in economics,” writes one of her students → Read More

Obituary: Theologian taught God was interested in bodies, economics

Vancouver-based Sallie McFague spoke of a God who “notices suffering, who values bodies and the natural world, a God who is interested in economics,” writes one of her students → Read More

An inside look at Indian students in Canada

From shock at open discussions of LGBQT issues to heightened concerns over plagiarism, two international students from India describe how they and more than 100,000 of their compatriots are experiencing wintry Canada. → Read More

B.C. university breached whistle-blowing prof’s academic freedom, says report

Thompson Rivers University appeared to “pathologize dissent” by requiring economics professor Derek Pyne to have a psychological examination, which was then distributed widely, says the external report. → Read More

The long shadow of war looms over veterans, and their children

On Remembrance Day, it’s important to be aware of those who return with emotional scars — and that means considering their families as well. → Read More

The long shadow of war wounds loom over veterans, and their children

On Remembrance Day, it’s important to be aware of those who return with emotional scars — and that means considering their families as well. → Read More

Santa Ono helps 'plant' church congregation at UBC

Opinion: Santa Ono’s presence at Tenth Church on the UBC campus "conveys approval, status even, which all people seek, but evangelicals in western Canada often find elusive," says guest writer Jason Byassee. → Read More

South Surrey: Former Conservative cabinet minister heading back to Ottawa

It was the only riding in the large city of Surrey that was won by the Conservatives in the 2015 general election. → Read More

Vancouver-area bishop approves same-sex marriages, despite national vote

Gay couple in the Metro Vancouver region of the Anglican Church will be able to get married starting Thursday after Bishop Melissa Skelton approved same-sex marriages in diocese. → Read More

Evangelicals opening to “process” theology, says upcoming speaker

"Evangelicals who view science as a friend rather than foe are drawn to process theology. These evangelicals embrace big-bang cosmology, evolution, neuroscience, the social sciences and more," says Thomas Jay Oord. → Read More

Douglas Todd: Metro renters pummelled by demovictions and gentrification

“The problem in Metro Vancouver is that affordable rental is being replaced by expensive condos. It’s the history of gentrification,” says UBC geographer David Ley, author of Millionaire Migrants. → Read More

Metro Vancouver Anglicans to direct millions to Indigenous efforts

In light of sharply declining membership, several Anglican properties were sold in 2018. → Read More

Ex-Vancouver Sun business reporter pens novel about boy who walks on water

It’s a novel about a skinny Canadian kid raised by a single mom in a small BC town who may – or may not – be the Son of God, says author Alan Daniels. Kirk’s problem is he can walk on water. → Read More

Houses of the Holy: In Vancouver, a union of church and real estate

Religious groups are unlocking value from both the earth beneath their feet and the sky above their heads. → Read More

Canadian specialists not entirely shocked by U.S. admissions scandal

Many of the well-heeled parents are charged with bribing SAT exam supervisors, including to change their children's score results. They are also alleged to have falsely claimed their children were disabled, in part to get special treatment writing exams. → Read More

Douglas Todd: China scholars feeling the chill of intimidation

“It’s important to have some compassion for scholars who are feeling intimidated,” says UBC China expert Pitman Potter. → Read More

Douglas Todd: Jagmeet Singh's byelection battle in super-diverse Burnaby

The riding of South Burnaby is almost 40 per cent ethnic Chinese, 30 per cent white, eight per cent South Asian (a category that includes most Sikhs), six per cent Filipino and three per cent Korean. → Read More

Haunting photo-poems from B.C.'s fierce forest fires

A B.C. poet and her husband have captured the terrifying power of our summer forest fires in words and photos. → Read More

Eugene Peterson obituary – from Canada, with love

The prolific author and Bible translator Eugene Peterson, whose memorial service is to be livestreamed Saturday, Nov. 3 (today), was a populist in the best sense. He was a spiritual searcher who connected with millions of ordinary people. → Read More

Douglas Todd: Investigation launched into possible breach of B.C. prof's academic freedom

The association representing Canadian university faculty today launched an investigation to determine whether Thompson Rivers University economist Derek Pyne has had his academic freedom violated. → Read More