Monday, January 20, 2020

The rise of Quebecistan

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Barbara Kay has also written a followup to this editorial. MONTREAL - In his Montreal Gazette column yesterday, Don MacPherson projected...

Welcome to the matriarchy

TORONTO - If you live in Toronto, you may have noticed the Bathurst Street billboards sponsored by Jewish Women International Canada (JWIC). They all...

Obama’s language envy

MONTREAL - To celebrate the “European day of languages” last Friday, a Berlin radio station broadcast some of its daily pablum in Latin, its...

Ignoring Canada’s conservative readers

MONTREAL - Pity Sorya Ingrid Gaulin. Her role as VP of Public Relations at Indigo Books and Music demanded she confront the wrathful public...

Why Quebec is banning the burka

Whether they admit it or not, virtually all Westerners hate the niqab and burka for the anti-democratic ideology and misogynistic gender relations they signify....

Exposing deadbeat judges

I once sued a horse dealer for fraud. The evidence in hand was irrefutable, so justice-wise the case was a lock. Nevertheless, my world-weary...

It is time for the (Anti) Canadian Arab Federation to fold its tents

As Canada Day 2009, our 142nd birthday, draws to a close here in Montreal, I suppose it’s just as well I didn’t plan to...

Water, water, everywhere - and many drops to drink

REHOVOT, Israel - My last trip to Israel was in July, when Tel Aviv is punishingly hot. The landscape was brown and thirsty-looking. One...

Quebec’s new state religion: cultural relativism

In September 2008, after years of pre-planning by elites without public consultation, Quebec’s Ministry of Education established a province-wide, compulsory pedagogical program called Ethique...

Lebanese, Canadian - and enemies of Hezbollah

MONTREAL - Normally, when a dual-passport Canadian accidentally perishes in the chaos of war abroad, sympathy is duly expressed, and the news treadmill pushes...

Quebecers in denial: Counterpoint

My Aug. 9 column , “The Rise of Quebecistan,” has become a focus for great controversy in Quebec. In the past week, I have...

The human cuckoos

The cuckoo is a disagreeable bird, distinguished by the monotony of its frequent calls—hence its association with clocks—and its parasitism: The slyly opportunistic cuckoo...

Weddings have lost their lustre

Couples reject the mainstream I was 21 when I got married in the early 1960s, and not a moment too soon. I felt I was...

Blaming whitey

In his Sept. 2 National Post column, George Jonas noted that if universities had been eliminated around 1900, we’d have been spared the devastating...

Sins of the mother

We have heard the story before. The names change, the province changes, the particulars of the custody case change, the age of the dead...
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