Nanny-state hypocrisy

by Ted Byfield -- Canadian Sen. Anne Cools represents one of those mistaken liberal assumptions. When the pseudo-socialist administration of the late Pierre Trudeau put her in Canada's government-appointed Senate 21 years more…

The Christian conspiracy
of the north!

by Ted Byfield -- The anti-Christian bias of the Globe and Mail, Canada's self-proclaimed "national" newspaper, grows ever less subtle, and last week it broke all bounds when its lead story on more…

Why Canadians fear Conservatives

by Ted Byfield -- Since it has been conclusively established that Canada's long-ruling Liberal Party is riddled with corruption in Quebec, since it has been unmistakably demonstrated that the Liberal government will more…

Ottawa's political soap opera

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's Liberal government survived parliamentary defeat Thursday by a vote of 153 to 152 in the House of Commons, a victory bestowed upon it by two ex-Conservatives who more…

Liberals hanging on by a thread

by Ted Byfield -- Canadian politics, always so dependably and historically dull, rose this week into the realm of high drama. It featured a government that refused to resign, though it had more…

Feminizing Johnny

by Ted Byfield -- Adolescent boys, wails the Toronto columnist Margaret Wente, "are horrible human beings – unsocialized, inarticulate, sometimes savage little jerks with raging hormones and no judgment." Ms. Wente writes more…

Paul Martin: A minister past his prime

by Ted Byfield -- When the promising Paul Martin took over the reins of the Liberal Party 17 months ago, making him prime minister of Canada, the uppermost question was: Would he more…

In WWII they were heroes – now they're victims

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's two national newspapers last week unwittingly elucidated the startling contrast between the Old Canada that once was, and the New Canada that now is. The National Post, more…

Anti-Americanism in Ottawa

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's Liberal Party, which since the 1970s has both harbored in its upper echelons and implanted in the federal bureaucracy a virulent anti-American bias, is in deep political more…

Roadblocks in the path to same-sex altar

by Ted Byfield -- Gay marriage, the phenomenon decisively rejected in 11 American state referendums last November, appears headed for a triumph in Canada, but not a very glorious one. The minority more…