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...

Progress in the war on drugs

So far this year, London police and RCMP officers have conducted more than 80 raids on illegal marijuana growers within the city, and seized...

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...

Politically motivated bailouts

So far this year, the governments of Canada and Ontario have handed over $9.6 billion to the failing General Motors and Chrysler corporations. For...

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...

Speaking out against Islamist terrorists

For the past week, events marking Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) have taken place at virtually every major university in Canada. Among the noteworthy exceptions...

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...

Sound strategy for conservatives

Beleaguered conservatives would do well to ponder the sage policy advice advanced by David Frum in his latest book, Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win...

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:

Social chaos awaits unless Parliament restores restraint

Thursday marked the 40th anniversary of the passage through Parliament of the most calamitous legislation in Canadian history – an omnibus set of amendments...

A case study in poverty and corruption

Over the past 30 years, Angola has developed into one of the world’s major oil producers, yet it still ranks among the world’s most...

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...

Freedom of the press attacked

In a flagrant attack on freedom of the press, the Canadian Islamic Congress (CIC) has filed three human rights complaints against Maclean’s magazine and...

The best novel for atheists and Christians

Is there still any reason to worship God at Christmas? Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens think not. In their view, Darwinian science has done away...

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...