Peter Stockland

Peter Stockland is Director of Media Services, Publisher of Convivium, and a Senior Fellow with the Canadian think-tank Cardus.

Prior to joining Cardus, he was vice-president of English-language magazines for Readers’ Digest Magazines Canada Ltd. He is a former editor-in-chief of The Gazette newspaper in Montreal, a former editorial page editor of the Calgary Herald newspaper and has worked as a journalist throughout Canada during his 30-year career in the media.

He currently runs his own communications company, Prima Communication, in Montreal where he lives with his wife, Linda. In addition to his journalism career, he is also a fiction writer who has published in numerous magazines across the country. His new collection of short stories, If Only, was published in November 2011 by Siren Song Press (

MAiD and modern medicine

27 Jun 2018
Two years after an assisted dying law was passed in Canada, palliative care is suffering.

Lighten up - a message from the world’s religions

8 Dec 2016
'Tis the season to stop being sourpusses.

Post-truth tough potatoes

30 Nov 2016
Will the imminent collapse of newspapers leave us at the mercy of 'Pravda truth'?

When do we get our euthanasia app?

4 Feb 2016
Mercy killing has become normalized, even banal, in Canada.

Global warming and group think

2 Dec 2015
Forget faith and moralising, watch the one percent.

Salvation from medical suicide

25 Jun 2012
If assisted suicide is legalised in Canada, we cross the barrier from civilisation to savagery.