Canadian Conservatives need a rethink on criminal justice policy
The Conservative Party of Canada should rethink its approach to the criminal justice system during the leadership race.
Freedom of conscience needs to be protected in Canada
The Alberta government is looking to protect a doctor’s right to do their job without going against their conscience.
Marriage advice is easy to give if you don’t have the experience
I find the story of Joshua Harris intriguing. In 1997 a young man in his early 20s wrote a popular book on dating called “I Kissed Dating Goodbye”.
Canada is at a crossroads when it comes to China
We are at a crossroad in how we think about our relationship with China. Many elites and self-identified “experts” on China have failed to predict recent developments. Yet, many of the same people continue to advise a course that has failed to deliver results in the past.
Cross-cultural outreach is important for Conservatives
Liberals are often that caricature of “curry in a hurry” —showing up at the event to eat the food and take the photo, but failing to act on the concerns that they hear.
Liberals need to respect diversity of opinion on abortion
Clearly pro-lifers and pro-choicers are both welcome in the Conservative Party. And, they have more in common than you might think.
GENUIS: Beware the new McCarthyism of the progressive left
The left should be challenged for its increasingly McCarthyist approach, but conservative parties have to be sensitive to this as well. We should be wary of indulging the McCarthyist instincts of the left every time we face an accusation.
GENUIS: What we must do in the wake of the New Zealand terror attack
After the New Zealand attack, it is clear that more must be done to effectively combat bigotry, to fight terrorism, and to facilitate greater dialogue.
Genuis: Alternative history, the failures of communism, and the success of Taiwan
Taiwan is, in that sense, a living and breathing alternative history. It is China without communism – what China would have been if the civil war had gone differently.