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Supreme Court should let Harper decide on Khadr

The key issue before the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Omar Ahmed Khadr versus The Prime Minister of Canada is straightforward:...

A courageous Muslim speaks out

Among post-modern multiculturalists, it’s commonplace to suppose that all cultures are of equal moral worth. Salim Mansur, professor of political science at the University...

The fall and rise of Canada’s traditional values

Brian Lee Crowley is apprehensive about the future of Canada. In a remarkable new book, Fearful Symmetry: The Fall and Rise of Canada’s Founding...

Swiss model of medicare works best

United States President Barack Obama has touched off a lively and informative debate over the best way to reform health care, but in Canada,...

An exemplar of true generosity

Anyone who dares to present a reasonable challenge to some received nostrum of conventional thinking should beware: They are liable to come under vicious...

The perverse effects of dependence on aid

In a candid address to the Parliament of Ghana last Saturday, United States President Barack Obama pointed out to the oppressed people of Africa:...

The sobering reality of immigration

As the baby-boom generation begins to retire, the ratio of Canadians over age 65 to those of working age (the old-age dependency ratio) is...

Progress in the war on drugs

So far this year, London police and RCMP officers have conducted more than 80 raids on illegal marijuana growers within the city, and seized...

Politically motivated bailouts

So far this year, the governments of Canada and Ontario have handed over $9.6 billion to the failing General Motors and Chrysler corporations. For...

Social chaos awaits unless Parliament restores restraint

Thursday marked the 40th anniversary of the passage through Parliament of the most calamitous legislation in Canadian history – an omnibus set of amendments...

New York Times: Best way to avoid AIDS is abstinence and monogamy.

It seems to be open season on Pope Benedict XVI in the secular media. Last week, newspapers around the world mocked him for suggesting...

Speaking out against Islamist terrorists

For the past week, events marking Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) have taken place at virtually every major university in Canada. Among the noteworthy exceptions...

Consensus on free choice in education

In preparation for an impending national election, British Conservative Party leader David Cameron has promised in a key policy paper that his government would...

Prudent conservative governments rely on the power of competitive market forces

With Tuesday’s budget, the Harper Conservatives have set quite a standard for fiscal extravagance by a supposedly conservative government. As recently as 2006, the preceding...

Blame Hamas for Gaza

On Tuesday, January 6, an Israeli missile reportedly killed more than 40 people, including children, who had sought shelter in a United Nations school...