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Closing the Office of Religious Freedom; Students rate their universities; Don Francks; The enduring power of

Closing Canada's controversial Office of Religious Freedom - Michael's essay: News that the Liberal government did not renew the ORF's mandate, has been met with a resounding whimper. Students rate their universities: We conclude our series on Canadian universities with a report card from four students from different disciplines and from across the country. Listeners on baseball, and a tribute to Don Francks: Letters reacting to Michael's essay on the return of the baseball season. Also, Canadian actor, singer, activist and poet Don Francks died on April 3 at the age of 84. We play a short excerpt from his appearance on The Sunday Edition in 2002. The Meaningful Man - a one hour special: A chronicle of survival and a call to life, Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning" has the power to change people's lives. The book is part memoir, part manifesto, and part discourse on human psychology. Seven decades after it was first published, it continues to inspire readers.

Closing Canada's controversial Office of Religious Freedom - Michael's essay: 

News that the Liberal government did not renew the ORF's mandate has been met with a resounding whimper.

Students rate their universities: We conclude our series on Canadian universities with a report card from four students from different disciplines and from across the country. Are today's universities degree-granting businesses hoping to attract "funding units" for maximum prestige? What is the role of digital technology in the classroom? We hear thoughtful, articulate and diverse opinions from these impressive young people about their university experience.

Listeners on baseball, and a tribute to Don Francks: Letters reacting to Michael's essay last week, on the return of the baseball season. Also, much-loved Canadian actor, singer, activist and poet Don Francks died on April 3 at the age of 84. We play a short excerpt from his appearance on The Sunday Edition in 2002.

The Meaningful Man - a 1-hour special:  A chronicle of survival and a call to life, Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning has the power to change people's lives. The book is part memoir, part manifesto, and part discourse on human psychology. Seven decades after it was first published, it continues to inspire readers, including former political prisoner Mohamed Fahmy, and Coldplay's Chris Martin.

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