Jews say goodbye to Liberal Party

by Ted Byfield -- One of the most significant phenomena in current Canadian politics – i.e. the growing shift of Canada's Jewish community from the Liberal to the Conservative Party – took more…

Traditionalists push back against 'gays'

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's Harper government delightfully surprised both its friends and its foes last week. It leaked the fact that it may bring in a "Defense of Religions Act" to more…

Quebec's race-purity ugliness

by Ted Byfield -- On Sept. 13, a 25-year-old gun-crazy loner with a hate for the world showed up at lunchtime in a downtown Montreal college. With a semi-automatic Beretta rifle he more…

The folly of divorcing religion from politics

by Ted Byfield -- Pope Benedict set off an anti-Catholic flash fire in the Canadian media this month. In an audience at Rome with six Ontario Catholic bishops he deplored Canada's adoption more…

A new Senate American-style?

by Ted Byfield -- Prime Minister Steve Harper did it again last week. With little prior warning, he disclosed his intention of carrying out yet another promise he made during last winter's more…

True vision looks right

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's new Conservative government, elected on the short-term promise of repairing some of the more grievous deficiencies of its Liberal predecessor, will have to develop a long-term vision more…

Is nationalized health care terminal?

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's nationalized health-care system, admired by the left all over the world and deplored by the right all over Canada, took another hit last week. The Canadian Medical more…

AIDS panderers

by Ted Byfield -- Twenty-four thousand AIDS fighters gathered in Toronto this week for the 16 International AIDS Conference, but judging from the news coverage, it was hard to tell whether they more…

Today's media: Blind to the obvious

by Ted Byfield -- "As bats' eyes are to daylight," wrote Aristotle, "so is our intellectual eye blind to those truths that are most obvious of all." He was writing about the more…