During COVID, all athletic programs for youngsters closed down in my neighbourhood, as they did everywhere in Montreal. When they finally resumed, I learned from a local newspaper that girls’ re...
Commentary In the 1960s, they were called the “days of rage.” They are back, but the rage isn’t contained within a rebellious cadre of American anti-war, anti-establishment students...
Commentary The United States is a gun culture, and too often children pay for that obsession with their lives. About 1,000 children in the United States die every year as collateral damage to gang vi...
Canada’s most notorious cultural gadfly, Jordan Peterson, is a courageous fellow. He took one look at full-bodied swimsuit model Yumi Nu on the cover of last month’s Sports Illustrated (SI...
Commentary   The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee was both joyous and poignant. At 96, though still in general good health, the occasion’s honouree was herself unable to partake in some of ...
Yesterday, my husband’s sister Marina died at the ripe of old age of 96, peacefully, without suffering. I fretted that we would not be able to attend the funeral, as she died in Mexico, and my h...
The global movement to delegitimize the 74-year old State of Israel through boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) neither slumbers nor sleeps. Labels on food products have become a favoured instrum...
Roe v. Wade was grounded in an invented “right to privacy.” The revered U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was pro-choice to the marrow, warned that, “Doctrinal limb...
Commentary   Eco-warriors neither slumber nor sleep in their pursuit of universal sustainability. Plastic looms large on their enemies list because of its non-biodegradability. Three years ago,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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, ...
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...