On Valentine’s Day, there was yet another U.S. massacre when a shooter killed 17 Florida high school students and wounded a score more.

Charles Lewis: PC leader's fall leaves bitter taste

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For the most part, social conservatives had lost faith in Patrick Brown before the sudden fall of the Progressive Conservative Party leader. 

Bob Brehl: Life and times of a Canadian knight named Day

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It’s always fun to pick up a book and have trouble putting it down because the story grips you.

Cathy Majtenyi: The wage gap is everyone's business

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About a week after Ontario’s new minimum wage kicked in, I grabbed a sandwich at a well-known coffee shop.

Peter Stockland: Returning to conscience at the collapse of the sexual revolution

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Prudence counsels against turning the #MeToo movement into an epic of #IToldYouSo. Nor is there room, among Christians especially, for schadenfreude as the sexual revolution ends in the disgusting morass we long knew it would.

Glen Argan: Healthy society cannot exist under state-imposed ideology

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Canadian Catholics should perhaps be upset with governments that trample on our basic rights. Whether our silence reveals resilience or indifference may be determined by the test of time.

Bob Brehl: Comic gives us lesson in online humanity

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In the past, we’ve pointed out a decisive — and growing — lack of decorum in the digital age. Far too often people say the nastiest and rudest things in tweets, posts and emails. Things most would never think to say in person.

The Church on the Street: Reaching out a hand of hope

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It is a frigid evening, and the setting sun leaves the grip of darkness on the downtown area where hope and despair wrestle nightly for sovereignty.

Bob Brehl: France takes bold step to ban mobile phones in elementary schools

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A couple months ago, this space was devoted to a new book by a California psychologist and researcher who argues constant use of smartphones is making young people unhappy, even depressed.

Charles Lewis: It’s official… pro-lifers are second class citizens

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Most everyone has read an editorial or an opinion piece attacking the federal government’s summer jobs program for excluding organizations that are pro-life — like the Roman Catholic Church. It has caused outrage in many quarters. We should be grateful that it is more than the usual orthodox suspects who see the injustice in this warped decision.

Vanessa Santilli-Raimondo: My 2018 includes less time with my phone

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Spending more time with family, making forgiveness a habit and being less judgmental could help you make good on one of the most popular 2018 New Year’s resolutions.