Having the Richest Middle Class Isn't a Good Thing For Canada

Having the Richest Middle Class Isn't a Good Thing For Canada

04.24.2014
For years, Canada's politicians have wondered who the middle class are and what do they want. This week, we add a fresh question -- are...
Why the NDP is the Vehicle of the Stupid, Not Smart, Left

Why the NDP is the Vehicle of the Stupid, Not Smart, Left

04. 3.2014
More and more, it's appearing the provincial New Democrats simply possess no real base beyond the narrow confines of what we might call...
How Canadian Tax Dollars Become Lavish Personal Spending Accounts

How Canadian Tax Dollars Become Lavish Personal Spending Accounts

03.27.2014
Alberta Premier Allison Redford was forced to resign last week following revelations that she had charged the treasury $45,000 to attend...

"Let Them Learn French": Canada's Bilingual Elite Hold All the Power

03.17.2014
To be prime minister of Canada you have to know French. To be governor general of Canada you have to know French. To be chief justice of...
Blurred (Party) Lines Are Ruining Canadian Politics

Blurred (Party) Lines Are Ruining Canadian Politics

03.10.2014
In the fight against Quebec separatists, its often insisted that Canadian politicians need to "speak with one voice." And that might be...
Media Bites: Canadians Might Not Ask Quebec to Stay This Time

Media Bites: Canadians Might Not Ask Quebec to Stay This Time

03. 6.2014
With Quebec now facing an election where it looks increasingly likely that the separatist party will not only win a second term, but a...
Why Putin's Attempts to Annex Crimea Would Never Fly in Canada

Why Putin's Attempts to Annex Crimea Would Never Fly in Canada

03. 3.2014
You can argue -- as I do -- that Canada's too immigrant-friendly and too multicultural, but the reality remains that ethnic diversity...
Media Bites: Watch Out Liberal Party, Voters Don't Like Elites

Media Bites: Watch Out Liberal Party, Voters Don't Like Elites

02.20.2014
Canadians do not want to be ruled by rich snobs. Such was the conclusion of a big survey commissioned by the Tory government last summer,...
Media Bites: The Fair Elections Act Still Separates Us From the Yankees

Media Bites: The Fair Elections Act Still Separates Us From the Yankees

02. 6.2014
What legislation like the Fair Elections Act reminds us is that in the realm of electoral law, America and Canada are, in fact, noticeably...
Media Bites: Justin Just Reformed the Senate in the Wrong Direction

Media Bites: Justin Just Reformed the Senate in the Wrong Direction

01.29.2014
Justin Trudeau thinks Canada's Senate has become irreparably corrupted through "extreme patronage and partisanship," and is trying to set...
Media Bites: Harper Defines the New Anti-Semitism

Media Bites: Harper Defines the New Anti-Semitism

01.27.2014
Stephen Harper's first-ever trip to the Holy Land wrapped up this weekend, and the reviews were basically worse than I, Frankenstein. But...
Media Bites:The Political Popularity Contest Is Won in the Polls

Media Bites:The Political Popularity Contest Is Won in the Polls

01.16.2014
What does it say about Canada that two of the most popular things in the country right now are the Quebec Charter of Values and Rob Ford?...
Media Bites: Want to Hear How Harper Hates Science? Watch CBC

Media Bites: Want to Hear How Harper Hates Science? Watch CBC

01.13.2014
Do Prime Minister Harper's science priorities reflect the best interests of Canada? It's certainly a question worth asking, but you won't...
Media Bites: All the Many

Media Bites: All the Many "Valuable" Lessons We Learned in 2013

12.30.2013
The Canadian press has been offering no shortage of year-in-review columns as of late. What's my pick for top story of 2013, you ask? I...