Charge Israeli generals as war criminals?

by Ted Byfield -- Louise Arbour, late of the Canadian Supreme Court, is Canada's dubious contribution to the equally dubious United Nations Human Rights Council. The Council's high commissioner, she is being more…

Ottawa takes a stand – for a change

by Ted Byfield -- When Prime Minister Stephen Harper came out strongly on the Israeli and American side of the Lebanon controversy earlier this month, political commentators were largely in agreement about more…

Escaping Americanism … in North Carolina

by Ted Byfield -- The chronic anti-Americanism of the Canadian left has lately found a new spokesman in one Michael Byers, a Saskatchewan boy with degrees from both Oxford and Cambridge who more…

Who's 'truly nuts,' Al Gore?

by Ted Byfield -- When former U.S. Vice President Al Gore told Rolling Stone magazine last month that using Alberta's tar sands to supply the U.S. with oil was "truly nuts," Albertans more…

Secular anthem lost in translation

by Ted Byfield -- Canada celebrates its national holiday this weekend, three days ahead of the American Independence Day. Known as ''Canada Day'' (though there's a dispute over that), it will feature, more…

'Political correctness could kill us'

by Ted Byfield -- Canadians were given two messages last week on the terrorist threat to their country and to the United States because of their country. One was that Canada is more…

Exterminating religion from the culture

by Ted Byfield -- In the explanation for Muslim terrorism offered by Canada's liberal commentators, a curious underlying assumption is becoming evident. Terrorism is caused, they imply, not because some men believe more…

A welcome sign for terrorists

by Ted Byfield -- Skeptical American politicians who see Canada's ultra-liberal immigration and multi-cultural policies as creating the perfect threshold for terrorists to enter the United States last week received powerful reassurance more…

Calling the kettle Black – and then some

by Ted Byfield -- Among the more disgusting exhibitions provided these days by the Canadian media is the raw joy with which Toronto's liberal press savors the agonies of the fallen press more…