Shrill backlash to men’s rights advocate

For more than two years I wrote a men’s column for a rival Canadian daily newspaper. I’d never even considered men’s issues before, but the...

Church, state, hijabs

Lots to write about this week, so I have to be a little eclectic. In Quebec a girl was told she couldn’t play soccer while...

Police politicization: Law breakers ignored while law-abiding protesters treated like criminals

Within the propaganda and tawdry political theatre that is the Idle No More movement and the Chief Spence diet program, something rather magnificent occurred...

A night with the fanatics

On Tuesday evening, I covered a 9/11 vigil in Toronto, and a counter-protest across the street organized by Islamic and leftist groups calling for...

Forget blame game

The language of violence and anger in U.S. politics simply has to stop. After a leading politician had her office door smashed in, she responded...

Empathy key in abortion issue

Fall to your knees and pray, the great miracle has occurred. Praise the, well, praise public funding—the CBC has reported that abortion might not be...

Fashion over debate: Sonny days ahead if Justin Trudeau gets Liberal leadership nod

The world didn’t end recently, and it’s unlikely to come to a conclusion in 2013 either. Rumours of its demise tend to be greatly exaggerated,...

Sympathy well runs dry

Ontario teachers are giving us an education in groundless bellyaching  So there he was, the leader of one of Ontario’s largest high school teachers’ unions....

Defender to defendant

Fix laws that see decent folk face charges for protecting themselves My mum

Insulting fanatics: They’re the people who make up the legalization campaign

Last week on my television show, we interviewed Jodie Emery, a woman known only because her husband Marc is in prison in the United...

Happy Canada Day

Canada Day. Denial Day. Complacency Day. A day for playing with fireworks while the country burns. Wave the flag. Wave a cloth adorned with...

Morality and tolerance

It’s been said many times that while American pastor Terry Jones has the right to publicly burn the Qur'an, he has the responsibility not...

Church can’t be bullied into accepting homosexuality

So it’s happened. In a sordid attempt to deflect from scandals and mismanagement, the Liberal government of Ontario has told the Catholic school system it...

Blacklisted by the CBC

By Michael Coren Last Thursday evening, I received the following e-mail from a CBC researcher/ producer named Ghazala Malik: “I am mailing you from CBC...

Ideological narcissism: Chief’s hunger strike tough to swallow

While I have some sympathy for Irish republicanism, I loathe the IRA and their cult of violence. But it has to be said that...