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Social Sciences and Humanities

Identity theft: how to prevent it

Watch out. Every year, thousands of people are victims of identity theft. While recent developments in telecommunications make it easier for companies and consumers to reach each other, they also mean your personal information can be scattered more widely, making life easier for criminals.

Abraham's Cafe: the fascinating world of Scriptural Reasoning

Scriptural Reasoning (SR) is a dynamic process that lets Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sacred texts speak to each other. Along the way, it opens us up to see our respective faiths in challenging, new ways.  Want to learn more? Come for a demonstration of SR in action, hosted by Dr. Bill Danaher, Dean of Theology, Huron University College.

Forgiveness in Rwanda SOLD OUT

The talk by Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza, Central library Wolf Performance Hall, Thursday, Nov. 18 (10am). Immaculee's first book Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust became a New York Times Best Seller in 2006.  She has appeared on 60 Minutes,

Father Joe: the man who saved my soul

Like everything human, it started with sex.  In 1955, fourteen-year-old Tony found himself entangled with a married Catholic woman.  He was whisked off by the woman’s husband, terrified, to see a priest. Yet what he found was a far cry from the priests he’d known at Catholic school, where boys were beaten with belts.

Saints alive! Who was Cardinal Newman?

Beatified September 19, in the first beatification ceremony ever performed on English soil,  John Henry Newman (1801-1890) was the greatest English church figure of the nineteenth century.  By age 29,  he was leading  the Oxford Movement, a failed attempt to return the Church of England to Roman Catholic beliefs and rituals.

Got a police complaint?

There is a place you can go.

The Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) opened in 2009. The OIPRD is an arms-length agency of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, staffed entirely by civilians.  Its decisions are independent, separate from

City hall junkies

Got a local politics beef? Then Jim Chapman's new web site The Voice of London may be just what you're looking for.  Not only does the popular AM980 radio host let fly on everything from City Hall renovations to the definition of a budget surplus ("pre-paid taxes"), he's given the site's editorial reins to Herman Goodden, one of this city's most recognised journalists.

New branch going for gold

exterior of new library

Looking for leadership in London architecture? Just direct your feet to the Sunningdale side of the street.  The new 80,000 square foot Community Centre and Library facility on Sunningdale Road - a partnership between the City of London, the YMCA and London Public Library - will have

iPhone App for Databases

Are you one of those people who likes to look up answers to burning questions right now?