Befriending radical Islam

by Ted Byfield -- Canadians learned last week that two improbable organizations are putting out "feelers" to the terrorist world, much to the alarm of an unsympathetic Canadian government, which sees them more…

Force doctors to perform abortions?

by Ted Byfield -- Canada, which reputedly provides the most open legal access to abortion in the Western world, doesn't provide access enough, said an abortion-rights group last week. Many women can't more…

Evangelicals not so bad after all

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper, something of a backwoods New York Times, sent one of its senior columnists into the American Deep South last week to find out more…

Harper: Racing Liberals leftward

by Ted Byfield -- When Stephen Harper was beginning his spectacular four-year rise from ex-member of Parliament to prime minister of Canada, he was at first jeered by the media as colorless more…

V Tech slaughter sobers a leftist

by Ted Byfield -- The massacre at Virginia Tech challenged the Canadian "commentariat" last week, as it did the American one, to explain why such a tragedy happened and to assign blame. more…

Where are the heroes?

by Ted Byfield -- New Canada – ostensibly a nation, manufactured about 40 years ago by the late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau (who though of age and very, very fit had neglected more…

Is 'CSI: New York' really 'history'?

by Ted Byfield -- Much as some Canadians may resent government agencies telling us what we must and must not see on television, Canada's watchdog of the television industry for once appears more…

Fighting terror by hating America

by Ted Byfield -- There appears to have developed in the Canadian political psyche the growing assumption that terrorism is essentially an American problem that can't happen here. The view exists, of more…

A Conservative majority in Ottawa?

by Ted Byfield -- Demonstrating a brutal political shrewdness that two scant years ago few in Canadian politics suspected he possessed, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper has put himself in a position more…

World molds church – instead of vice versa

by Ted Byfield -- The Christians, says an Anglican bishop, must correct their "deeply flawed understanding of sex," because "they have been wrong for centuries on the notion that sex exists for more…