Sunday, September 15, 2019

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Even in Canada, not-so-veiled threats

Far from the riots, vandalism, church burnings and murders by Muslim mobs in the wake of the Danish cartoons, Canada has so far played...

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...

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...

Refugees R Us

On Sunday, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney praised a Federal Court ruling denying citizenship to Syrian immigrant Nasoh Raslan. At trial, it was revealed that...