February 12, 2014

Quebec Risks Closing Its Mind

Louise Arbour, Globe and Mail

Just about everything has by now been said about the merits of the proposed Quebec Charter of Values, including some utterances that would have been better left unsaid. Three main lines of argument divide Quebeckers: whether this legislation is unconstitutional; whether it promotes gender equality; and, finally, whether it is a wise political and moral choice.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Montreal, Canada, Quebec Charter, Quebec


February 7, 2014
Will Quebec's Secularism Debate Fizzle Out?
Chris Selley, National Post
The charter might become law, but when it comes time to fire that renowned kippa-wearing surgeon, and hijab-wearing day care workers start bidding tearful farewells to their charges, Quebecers’ better angels might leap back... more ››
February 3, 2014
Quebec's Demographics Problem
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail
Quebec is transfixed by two problems – one invented, the other real. Meanwhile, a longer-term problem creeps up on Quebec, just as it does in varying degrees on other Canadian provinces: the aging of its population. more ››
February 5, 2014
Keystone a Green Light? Not So Fast
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail
The U.S. State Department gives green light to the Keystone XL pipeline. That was the tenor of the media coverage and headlines after the department’s report was released last week. Read one way, that interpretation was... more ››
February 9, 2014
The Next Campaign to Kill Keystone
Daniel McGroarty, RealClearWorld
The Keystone Pipeline has just received another positive report from the U.S. State Department - its fifth in five years - but the Friday afternoon press release had barely uploaded to the State Department website when the... more ››
February 9, 2014
Time for America to Pony Up
Toronto Star
It’s the world’s richest country but the United States is acting more like a deadbeat brother-in-law — content to let someone else pay its bills for a vital new bridge linking Windsor and Detroit. more ››