Justin Trudeau’s political brand is so tarnished, it’s unlikely anything can bring back the shine. All that stands between Trudeau and a resumption of his previous career as a snowboar...
A Globe and Mail journalist reportedly sent the following rather ghoulish message to some private e-mail addresses: “I’m reaching out to people who seem to have donated to the GiveSendGo ...
The Freedom Convoy has galvanized the world’s attention, and generally not in a good way. One American commentator observed that even amongst Canadians famed for “niceness,” truly...
Commentary There are approximately 3,000 Jews in China. In a population of a billion people, that’s a statistical rounding error. The overwhelming majority of Chinese people will neve...
There’s a new phrase in town for an old totalitarian tactic, and it does not roll trippingly off the tongue: “mentally-illed.” Li Tiantian, a pregnant school teacher who taught in a...
Commentary The Winter Olympics, or as some prefer, “the Genocide Games,” are in progress in Beijing, with participation from 91 countries. I generally eschew hyperbole, but my mind ...
It was with a pang that I was informed by People.com that “Queen Elizabeth strips Prince Andrew of [his eight] military titles and patronages amid sexual assault lawsuit,” as the headl...
From the day he was elected, Donald Trump was perceived by U.S. Democrats, incredulous at the crass demagogic buffoon’s victory, as a satanic figure that required exorcism. The first mention ...
Commentary Anglican archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace prize and a central figure in South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement, died at age 90 on Dec. 26. As befitted his h...
Commentary “Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell’s frequently cited dictum encapsulates the contested terrain at issue be...
Commentary Throughout history, to avoid material harm, or to gain social acceptance from an oppressor group, many people have suppressed a stigmatizing identity and “passed.” Jews have pas...
Commentary For most of us in the West, the image we instinctively associate with women under Taliban rule in Afghanistan is the animated shroud known as the burqa, the only clue to their human...
Sheridan College, located in Oakeville, Ontario, has a free-speech policy that does not allow for hate speech. That's nice. It also requires that critical remarks be delivered "thoughtfully and resp...
Commentary How did we get from common sense on biology to the erasure of women’s sex-based rights? As Ernest Hemingway said of how he arrived at bankruptcy, “Gradually, then suddenly.” T...
It was always very likely that the new governor general would be Indigenous, so Inuk leader and former ambassador Mary Simon’s appointment came as no surprise. And the news was warmly received: obs...
On the question of whether or not Israel has a right to exist as the nation-state of the Jewish people—a question that never arises about any other legally constituted nation with ethnic origi...
Hamas can't win a military war against Israel, but every time they start one, the virus of antisemitism, for which there is no vaccine, and whose ever-more vicious strains spread farther and faster ...
Zachary Kuehner began his medical education in Thunder Bay and moved to St. John's in 2018 to specialize in family medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN). There he fell victim to a ru...
A keen American observer of the human condition once described his rhetorical vocation as, “Standing off on the sidelines, viewing the various public escapades — political, cultural, socia...
Commentary To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, U.S. President Biden honoured women in the U.S. military. “We’re making good progress designing body armour that fits women prope...