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All laws rely on some moral authority

Separation of church and state a bad idea I said in a column I write for an American web daily last week that, unlike Canada,...

Church sacrificed on altar of CBC

If there’s anything more bizarre than some of the shows the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation chooses to make on the Christian religion, it’s the explanation...

CBC’s attempt to mould us led to its decline

The CBC disclosed last week it wants to get more women into its television programming and into its television audiences. It introduced a winter...

Counter ‘revolution’ brewing in Quebec

English-speaking Canada was given further evidence last week that an extraordinary change is taking place in Quebec.  A whole generation of young people seems...

Religion makes waves in Ontario

School funding issue brings essentially spiritless election campaign to life The separation of the church from the state—a principle approvingly cited by our liberal set,...

Criticism has lawyers in a lather

There are two species of lawyers—the Big Firm guys and the Second Floor men Maclean’s magazine last week produced a cover story that subjected...

Heed Lougheed’s warning on oilsands fight

Former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed has never been given to excessive alarm.  The only criticism many had of his conduct of the energy wars...

Story behind nation’s religious collapse

Church attendance in the U.S. is now double the Canadian average Mark A. Noll, the historian of American religion most distinguished for his celebrated book,...

Disruption railroads Tory government

From the Native point of view, this blockade was anything but counter-productive There’s an old saying, often repeated by my wife in dealing with children—or...

Flash! Parents more influential than state

Statistics Canada disclosed last week that the interest of Canadian young adults in voting is as minimal as it ever was – this despite...

Catholics get back to the basics

Whether Canadian and American Catholic politicians can remain Catholic while supporting things like abortion-on-demand and gay marriage has been quietly shelved, or so they...

Global warming skeptics score a few points

In the rising hysteria over the global warming issue, a kind of race against time appears to be developing. The question is: What will...

Seniors are next target on the list

‘Maybe I’m paranoid, but I get edgy when I see what they’re doing to smokers’ ming eugiam, quip euisim.   Every time I see the...

Shades of Tommy Douglas!

Alberta has basked in prosperity until Honest Ed came along and changed the rules How many Albertans, you wonder, are conscious of the sharp change...

Religious leaders finally get some respect

Calgary’s Bishop Fred Henry was the first in Canada to make media waves   It’s encouraging to note that religious authority can be exercised these...