With the Canada Summer Jobs controversy as evidence, B.C. lawyer and PhD candidate in law, Brian Bird, sees Justin Trudeau distorting his father’s cherished Charter of Rights to justify State erosion of basic freedoms. After reading this article, check out Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett's take on these issues on CTV News Channel's Power Play with Don Martin.
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Citing the Supreme Court’s historic Morgentaler decision, Andrea Mrozek and Faye Sonier show why Prime Minister Trudeau gets so-called abortion rights so wrong.
Convivium’s Father Raymond de Souza says Patrick Brown’s departure as Ontario Conservative leader is cause for huzzahs from all who care about political integrity in our common life.
Photography is the art of seeing, which can bring the sacred to light and give pause to reflect, to ponder, to pray. Submissions welcomed for consideration: email@example.com.
Stop on your hurry to somewhere. Encounter this gift of space, this gift of place. Here is where God's glory dwells.
Our dwellings are so often made perfect in their baptized reflection and refraction. Credit: Vitalis Hirschmann
Do you seek the grace in the ordinary? It is there for all who are willing to find it. Credit: Logan Adermatt
Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. Voices From the Crowd seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"On any given Sunday, you can walk into the kitchen of our church and see an enthusiastic red-head running a team of pancake flipping, toast buttering volunteers with more efficiency than an experienced army general could ever hope to attain. Well, you could. But I suppose that's getting ahead of myself."
Mark Tymm came from one of those families: on Sunday mornings he grew up putting on corduroy pants, buttoned coats, polished shoes, and piling into the van with his family. As he grew, he met more people with different perspectives and patterns (like sleeping in on Sunday!). As his community grows more diverse, he looks forward to building more bridges.
Katherine Jesty recently joined a l’Arche community in which people with and without intellectual disabilities choose to live our lives together. One of the first things that struck her was the joy.