In the early 1960s, the American scholar Fritz Stern wrote a book examining the 19th century intellectual and political roots of “national...Read More
A dozen ragged men trudged along the winding road to the City, arguing vehemently among themselves. Only their leader – the one they called the Teacher – remained silent.
Strong views on...Read More
Some 15 years ago, the corporate world was racked with major corporate and accounting scandals perpetrated by companies like Enron and WorldCom. Investors and the general public had their faith in...Read More
The highest duty of the state is to affirm and preserve human life rather than sanction the taking of it. From this perspective, the recent decision of the Supreme Court facilitating physician-...Read More
The current fall in oil prices has engendered a predictable storm of economic and political commentary, some of it bordering on the hysterical. Until prices stabilize, there are two analogies,...Read More
Earlier this month, the Canadian Ecofiscal Commission, an independently financed panel of economists aided by a cross-partisan advisory group (of which...Read More
There is a pattern to Alberta provincial politics which is unlike that of any other province. It has two major characteristics: (1) Long periods of one-party government â€“ only four...Read More
I simply can’t believe it that you’re “gone”; in fact, I don’t believe it.
Not sure you’ve seen all the media coverage last week, but it has been spectacular and 99%...Read More
Once upon a time there was a man who loved his country. He had been taught to do so by his parents and grandparents.
It was they who had told him the Confederation story – how Canada became...Read More