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An exemplar of true generosity

Anyone who dares to present a reasonable challenge to some received nostrum of conventional thinking should beware: They are liable to come under vicious...

McGuinty didn’t do education homework

The Ontario Liberal party proclaims in its official policy platform for 2007 that, “Education is our top priority.” More specifically, the Liberals pledge, “We...

The fall and rise of Canada’s traditional values

Brian Lee Crowley is apprehensive about the future of Canada. In a remarkable new book, Fearful Symmetry: The Fall and Rise of Canada’s Founding...

Media neglect sources of homegrown Islamist extremism

Following the arrest of three more Canadian citizens on terrorism charges last month, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews warned:

Order has its hits and misses

On June 29, Governor General Michaelle Jean announced the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes to the Order of Canada. He is the...

The central moral issue of our time

George Gilder persuasively argues in his latest book The Israel Test that the central issue of our time is not any clash of civilizations...

Urgent need for immigration reforms

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has moved quickly and effectively to improve Canada’s grossly inept refugee system. However, there remain several other fundamental reforms to...

Thatcher was right on the euro

As a strategic political leader, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was often right – never more so than in her prediction 20 years...

SPECIAL: A Letter From Rory Leishman: a critic apologizes to him

Editor’s note:  This is the latest in an ongoing saga involving Rory Leishman, whose column has been featured here at PTBC since 2006, and...

Judicial activists overturn narcotics policy

In a two-to-one ruling on January 15, the British Columbia Court of Appeal held that Parliament has no constitutional authority to prohibit drug addicts...

Stop the human-rights censors

Over the past 15 years, there has been scant public concern over the disposition of Canada’s human rights commissions to silence white racists, anti-Semites...

Dutch show the way on immigration

In an epochal parliamentary election last week in The Netherlands, Geert Wilders led his recently formed, anti-Islamist Freedom Party (PVV) to a significant breakthrough...

Freedom of the press under human rights attack

The decision of the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal to investigate Maclean’s magazine for publishing an article that some Muslims have found offensive is...

Blame Hamas for Gaza

On Tuesday, January 6, an Israeli missile reportedly killed more than 40 people, including children, who had sought shelter in a United Nations school...

The Duty of Congregants

On Feb. 13, the members of St. John’s Shaughnessy Church in Vancouver set a good example for all faithful Anglicans, by resolving to...