Convivium contributor Don Hutchinson finds dishonourable fear-mongering at the core of columnist Michael Coren’s recent anti-faith attacks on Conservative leader Andrew Scheer.
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Our intrepid Editor-In-Chief Father Raymond de Souza surveys the animal kingdom for tales of leonine pride in Africa, shaggy dog stories in California, and sorry sagas at Calgary’s Stampede.
The Canada Child Benefit program is popular and offers families choice, but does have its flaws, reports Peter Jon Mitchell. They won’t be so noticeable this week, he notes, as payments to parents go up.
Meet Ontario’s new old sex ed, same as Ontario’s old new sex ed, writes Cardus Family Director Andrea Mrozek. Meanwhile, Mrozek notes, the proven, enduring good of marriage gets crickets.
A B.C. faith-based school’s dismissal of a teacher for sexual conduct contrary to its standards is neither shocking nor discriminatory, notes Ottawa constitutional lawyer Albertos Polizogopoulos. In fact, he says, it’s protected by Charter of Rights rulings that date back to 1984.
Brent McCamon recounts a visit to the National Gallery and reflects on how one evening visit to the art gallery became an opportunity to consider free speech and "the Peterson Phenomenon."
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Is it possible to find peace and calm in a world of chaos and confusion? The idea of being a peacemaker is difficult, but also a relief.
Anna Buhrmann writes of her journey northward, working with a youth shelter in the Northwest Territories. The work has been challenging and transformative, leading to grace, healing and renewed strength.
After having spent some time away from the church of her childhood years, Brittany Beacham tells the tale of coming back to membership among the familiar congregation.