Shrinking-greenback blues

by Ted Byfield -- However much havoc the lately devalued American dollar is causing on markets all over the world, it is certainly distressing manufacturing industries in Canada. For instance, a major more…

The secularists' fraudulent revolution

by Ted Byfield -- 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 to be discovering that more…

Self-destruction by government

by Ted Byfield -- Alberta's tar sands, the last if not the only thoroughly dependable non-domestic source of fossil fuels for the United States and increasingly a principal source of oil for more…

Could empty-church syndrome move south?

by Ted Byfield -- Mark A. Noll, the historian of American religion most distinguished for his celebrated book, "The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind," (the scandal being that too many evangelicals don't more…

Courts gone wild

by Ted Byfield -- I was quite properly rapped last week by a dozen or more readers for observing that the separation of church and state is "embedded" in the United States more…

Muslims untouchable, so get the Christians!

by Ted Byfield -- The separation of the church from the state – a principle embedded in the American Constitution, but not the Canadian – is becoming the major issue in next more…

The aquaholics

by Ted Byfield -- A new kind of addiction has become appallingly evident of late in Canada. Whether it has similarly afflicted Americans, I don't know. But from what traveling I've done more…

National unity endangered

by Ted Byfield -- Ex-Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed, verging on 80 and widely cherished as the grand old man of western Canadian politics, came out of retirement last week to warn that more…

Stealing from the rich

by Ted Byfield -- Macleans magazine, Canada's oldest, biggest and only weekly news magazine, last week produced a cover story that subjected the Canadian legal profession to the severest public criticism it more…