To soothe their anguish over the last few years, I have been telling my friends with Trump derangement syndrome one of my favourite old Jewish jokes. I’ll keep it short.   It’s 19th...
As a response to our national embarrassment around the doping scandals of the 1980s, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) was established to ensure that cheating in sport would never recur. ...
In Hamilton’s Oct. 24 municipal election, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) trustee Carole Paikin Miller did not seek re-election after only a single term. Her reason, she told me...
School board elections in Ontario, held Oct. 24, have been heated. Many candidates ran to replace trustees obsessed with critical race theory and radical gender ideology. Another issue, no less conten...
In 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden was so eager to please his progressive faction that during his first week in office, he ordered transgender recruits to be treated by the military according to their ...
Radical gender ideology has as its principal goal the “queering” of norms that are foundational to healthy societies. Queer theory (QT) argues that we need to “deconstruct” all...
The polls closed at 8 p.m. By 8:10, the networks were calling a CAQ majority government. In the end, Premier François Legault’s CAQ won 90 seats in the national assembly — 14 more t...
The Ottawa-based Macdonald-Laurier Institute used to run a lively series called The Great Canadian Debate. In 2014 I took the affirmative side in one such, whose resolution was “Free speech in C...
In an effort to raise awareness about Canada’s many diverse groups, Statistics Canada conceived the Disaggregated Data Action Plan, an infographic series whose purpose is to provide “brief...
The diaries of Elizabeth’s wartime companion illustrates the special burdens faced by royalty—and Elizabeth’s fitness to bear them The diaries of Elizabeth’s wartime compani...
The Laith Marouf scandal is so egregious, it reads like a storyboard for a satiric film. A raging Marxist hater of the West, in general, and of Jews in particular, hiding in plain sight for decades, ...
Most parents want schools to deliver competency in reading, writing, math and science, along with historical knowledge and an appreciation for the arts. Yet critical race theory (CRT) and gender ideol...
In June 2020, at the peak of Black Lives Matter rage over the killing of George Floyd, Jessica Mulroney, “the fairy godmother of Canadian fashion” as Harper’s Bazaar described her, a...
Commentary Minister Pablo Rodriguez’s Heritage Department is in a mess of its own creation. It just had to suspend an “anti-racism project” for which it had granted over $133,000 la...
Disappointment with the Legault government’s Covid performance propelled Eric Duhaime, a seasoned newspaper and radio journalist, to leadership of the formerly marginal, now-energized Parti Cons...
Commentary Growing old has its compensations. One is institutional memory. Having been educated in an era when “Western civilization” was not a trope to be spat out like a bad oyster, I w...
England’s Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS), known as the Tavistock, is set to close next spring. Thenceforth, decentralized into regional units, staff will “embed the care of chi...
Commentary   Last month, the jury of a special coroner’s inquest into three women’s deaths in 2015, all related to intimate partner violence (IPV), made a recommendation that &ldquo...
Created in 1963, Amnesty International’s logo is a work of genius: a sturdy, stylized lit candle encircled by barbed wire, which symbolizes the ancient proverb, “Better to light a candle t...
A sexually inexperienced young man’s seduction by a mature, experienced woman is old news. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, by English playwright Katy Brand, now streaming on Amazon Prime and Hulu,...