Canadian polygamists should be charged to protect children

Thank God a 16-year-old Texas girl had the courage to call a family violence shelter last week. She was desperate to escape her life...

Time to decide if Olympics are for sports or politics

It’s probably naive to expect the Olympics should be more about sport than politics. After all, the global stage and massive media coverage associated...

Jailed Canadian’s case proves tourists need to boycott Mexico

Canadians have finally taken notice of Brenda Martin. The now-frequent television images of this gaunt, distraught woman languishing in a Mexican prison have galvanized...

Deciding not to fund porn is not government censorship

It’s called fiscal responsibility “The sky is falling. The sky is falling.” That’s the cry of all the Chicken Littles in Canada’s film and television industry....

Clinton plays the gender card

Barack Obama is being labelled by the media a charismatic leader and Hillary Clinton isn’t. Clinton’s campaign has been reduced to small rallies, no...

HPV inoculation may not be the right drug at right time

The reluctance of Grade 8 girls to take a controversial vaccine seems to have confounded Ontario’s public health officials. Just 53 per cent have taken...

Polygamous marriages drain taxpayer dollars

It was a rude awakening for British and Canadian taxpayers when news emerged this week to confirm that their tax dollars were being used...

Confidence in nuclear power shattered by blame game

For the past two months, our media and politicians have busied themselves by playing a nuclear version of the blame game over the turmoil...

Defender of human rights takes a brief step sideways

The international community has long considered Canada to be a leader in promoting human rights at home and defending human rights around the world....

It’s time to protect the unborn victims of crime

Several years ago, a California fertilizer salesman named Scott Peterson was sentenced to death by a California jury for killing his eight-months pregnant wife,...

Harper spinning his wheels in pursuit of elusive majority

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative government have hit a brick wall in terms of capturing the imagination and support of Canadians. It defies...

Hardly a prince

Marc Emery peddles a dangerous drug and flouts American laws. Why should Ottawa protect him? Two recent National Post columns have called for Canadians to...

Taxpayers deserve better from their national network

We all know the media is biased. Don’t we? Most of the Canadian media has a distinct slant to the left; the CBC is...

Stem cell research can co-exist with ethics

Recent scientific breakthroughs that have been described as “the biological equivalent of the Wright brothers’ first airplane ride” have demonstrated that human skin cells...

Sex education failing to curb risky encounters by teenagers

A Leger Marketing survey on the sexual attitudes of Canada’s young women suggests our current approach to sex education isn’t working. Comprehensive, no-holds barred sex...