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...

Prudent conservative governments rely on the power of competitive market forces

With Tuesday’s budget, the Harper Conservatives have set quite a standard for fiscal extravagance by a supposedly conservative government. As recently as 2006, the preceding...

The resurrection of the son of God

For Christians, today is Holy Saturday, the day on which the first disciples and closest followers of Jesus Christ were in utter despair, having...

Border controls should be eliminated

The Pont de l’Europe linking Strasbourg, France, and Kehl, Germany, used to straddle one of the most heavily fortified borders in the world. Today,...

A first-hand account of homosexual parental abuse

London author Dawn Stefanowicz has published a compelling memoir entitled Out From Under: The Impact of Homosexual Parenting. In this compelling book, she presents...

The scandal of clerical sexual abuse

While Pope Benedict XVI is not without fault in his dealings with the sex-abuse crisis afflicting the worldwide Catholic Church, his shrillest critics in...

A courageous Muslim speaks out

Among post-modern multiculturalists, it’s commonplace to suppose that all cultures are of equal moral worth. Salim Mansur, professor of political science at the University...

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 Rising Tolerance for the Wrong

Dear All: The London Free Press has decided not to run the following column that was slated for publication on Tuesday, October 24. I...

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...

The perverse effects of dependence on aid

In a candid address to the Parliament of Ghana last Saturday, United States President Barack Obama pointed out to the oppressed people of Africa:...

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...

Perverse sex education

Sensible parents of school-age children in Ontario won a significant victory last week by rising up en masse and persuading Premier Dalton McGuinty that...

In Praise of Judicial Deference

With a compelling dissent in Friday’s five-to-four ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada in R. vs. D. B., Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein confirmed...

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...