Brendan Steven

NextGEN Fellow


Brendan Steven has spent nearly a decade as a professional writer, a career which includes founding a student newspaper at his alma mater, McGill University; serving as speechwriter for a former federal Finance Minister; and working as a senior creative copywriter within one of Canada's leading communications agency families. Today Brendan is chief writer at a leading Canadian charity, ranked by Maclean's and MoneySense magazines as one of Canada's best charities in 2020. Brendan is passionate about Christian community-building and is an active leader within several Catholic organizations based in Toronto, including as executive director of Catholic Conscience—a non-partisan Catholic civic and political leadership lay apostolate, with the mission of forming faithful citizens through Catholic social teaching, and in turn, forming Canada's Catholic community into a more impactful force for political love within Canadian civil society.

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