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...

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...

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...

Fantino warns of terrorist threat

Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Julian Fantino has undertaken to set the record straight in an illuminating autobiography entitled: Duty: The Life of a Cop,...

Honouring Canada’s freedom fighters

This year’s Remembrance Day marks the 90th anniversary of the conclusion of the First World War—a fitting time to ponder anew the significance of...

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...

Canadian doctors beware: “human rights” commissions dicatate your morals

Canadian physicians who uphold the natural family and the sanctity of all human life should beware: According to the Ontario Human Rights Commission, they...

Corruption, war at root of poverty

What’s wrong with sub-Saharan Africa? Despite billions upon billions of dollars in foreign aid over the past four decades, most of the people who...

Canadian Federation of Students: dictating an alternate to freedom?

Academic freedom used to be a hallmark of the Canadian university system. Apart from a few fascists, communists and other cranks on campus, everyone...

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...

Shameful neglect of the mentally ill

We Canadians like to think of ourselves as an especially compassionate people, but you would never know it from the way so many of...

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...