The human face of Bill 101

Last week, 28 years after the passage of Quebec’s draconian language law, Bill 101, the Supreme Court of Canada definitively ended the hopes...

Three women, three eras

To earn their keep, all I ever ask of royals or their Canadian surrogates is to make me feel honoured in their presence. I...

The ‘real’ reasons for the Montreal rampage

MONTREAL - As a former teacher at Dawson College who lives only eight blocks from the scene of last Wednesday’s mayhem, I followed developing...

Liberate The Campus

In an ongoing series, National Post writers are being asked a simple question: If you had the power to change a single thing about...

Truth and survival

Broadly speaking, 9/11 produced two instinctive responses in the thinking population, which then became political positions that have continued to diverge and harden with...

The plight of divorced dads

No other topics I write about so consistently provoke passionate personal response as those dealing with systemic discrimination against men. When, for example, I...

Befriend the sinner, banish the sin

“Though with their high wrongs I am struck to the quick, Yet with my nobler reason, ‘gainst my fury Do I take part: the rarer action...

How Canada let Aqsa down

We have this week two news items of tragedies involving girl victims. Both will serve to reinforce the belief of many Canadians—count me in—that...

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...

Turning self-hatred into a state creed

This week, the National Post comment pages present “Canada’s Biggest Mistake”, a series of articles in which ... columnists identify the most disastrous blunders...

The French media connection

MONTREAL - I was startled—not in a good way—to learn from political scientist Jean-Sebastien Rioux in a Post op ed last week that a...

Ding dong, the tyrant’s dead

Funny things, these executions of murderous tyrants. They really separate the liberal elites from the ordinary people like nothing else I know. Take Saddam...

The Third Jihad

We cannot disarm Islamists if their presence is not acknowledged The first great jihad petered out with Islam’s expulsion from Spain in 1492, the second...

Rebelling against a culture of porn

Which is the greater oppression—sexual virtue imposed by the patriarchy, or sexual libertinism imposed by the matriarchy? They call it empowerment, but in fact the...

Getting them while they’re young

In George Orwell’s dystopian allegory, Animal Farm, the pigs assume governance of a farm the animals have seized from their oppressive human owner. Not...