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Michael Coren

Columnist

Michael Coren is an award-winning and best-selling author whose books are published in more than a dozen languages. He is also a well-known broadcaster and columnist. His latest book is Epiphany: A Christian's Change of Heart and Mind over Same-Sex Marriage (Signal/Random House).
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Beyak's Anti-Native Comments Shock in Many Ways

Beyak's Anti-Native Comments Shock in Many Ways

Lynn Beyak is not someone who would usually make much of an impression on the public world, with her background in real estate, insurance, and selling cars. But in 2013 the Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed her to the Senate, where she remained fairly anonymous. Until, that is, her appalling comments [...]

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Violence Towards LGBTQ Communities in Other Countries

Violence Towards LGBTQ Communities in Other Countries

It’s the contemporary version of twin solitudes. In Canada and the West the general assumption is that LGBTQ equality is on the advance and that it’s all getting better, often much better. Earlier this summer the prime minister attended Halifax Pride for example, the first sitting leader [...]

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Scheer Story: A Complex One

Scheer Story: A Complex One

Since Andrew Scheer won the leadership of the federal Conservative Party, columns have described him as “Harper Light” or "Harper with a Smile." Yet, to a very large extent the 38-year-old is to the right of Harper, who might have been a committed conservative but was also a [...]

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Hypocrisy Still Reigns in the Catholic Church

Hypocrisy Still Reigns in the Catholic Church

Recently I met a young man who wanted to be a Roman Catholic priest. I was interested in his vocation and asked him if he was applying to the main seminary in Ontario. No, he said, he was trying another route because although he was celibate, he was gay and had previously been in a relationship. “And [...]

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Trump Takes Tragic Step Backwards with Abortion Ruling

Trump Takes Tragic Step Backwards with Abortion Ruling

So much has happened since mid-January, and one of the first actions of President Trump was to reinstate what is known as the global gag rule — removing funding from any foreign aid group that provides abortions, abortion facilities or abortion education outside of the United States. The policy [...]

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May God Save America

May God Save America

I write this with regret rather than loathing but I have to write it nevertheless. The most powerful country in the world, the United States (US), has not lost its way but never genuinely found or knew it. This is an extremist nation parading as moderate; a reactionary country disguised as liberal; a [...]

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Ontario’s Sex Ed Curriculum: Standard Stuff Or A Montrous Manifesto?

Ontario’s Sex Ed Curriculum: Standard Stuff Or A Montrous Manifesto?

There is much controversy over the new Ontario Sex Education curriculum, which we are told has led to 2000 children being removed from the school system out of fears that they will perverted by this ostensibly monstrous manifesto of social engineering. It would be genuinely funny if it weren’t so [...]

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Faith and Free Thought

Faith and Free Thought

It’s an issue that has been understandably drenched in emotionalism and hyperbole for years, but at long last there is some genuine movement. I refer to what is variously called euthanasia, assisted suicide or even compassionate homicide. For a nation as progressive and authentically liberal as Canada [...]

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Faith and Free Thought

Faith and Free Thought

I have a new book out next month (although you can pre-order it now) published by Signal Books, part of Random House. It’s called Epiphany: A Christian’s Change of Heart and Mind over Same-Sex Marriage, and while I’ve written 16 books and am proud of some (but not all) of them, this is the most [...]

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Fly Katie Fly

Fly Katie Fly

Photo courtesy of K. Temple. At their best, journalists are supposed to speak truth unto power. Sadly, too many utter power unto truth. This was made startlingly clear for me when my sister who lives in Britain gave birth to her second child. Katie was born several weeks premature and spent rather a [...]

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