Clinton loss a vote against women? Hogwash

Donald Trump didn't beat Hillary Clinton because he's a man – he won because Clinton is at least as flawed as he is

Clinton loss a vote against women? HogwashWouldn't it be convenient if there were a simple reason why Donald Trump won? Some feminists think they have it: misogyny. Linda Stasi in the New York Daily News writes: “I firmly believe that this was never a contest of right versus left. It was always a contest of male versus female. This was not…

Free speech is under attack, but Jordan Peterson stands firm

We must be free to think and speak in Canada. If University of Toronto's Jordan Peterson can’t do it with tenure, then who can?

Free speech is under attack, but Jordan Peterson stands firmFreedom of speech and thought are in peril in Canada. The attacks on Jordan Peterson help demonstrate that. Peterson, a psychology professor at University of Toronto, launched himself into the public eye recently by expressing concerns about the growth of state authority and diminishing freedom related to transgender activism. Make no mistake, this is about freedom –…

If marriage was a pill, we would be clamouring for it

The unmarried of both sexes have higher death rates, whether by accident, disease or self-inflicted wounds

If marriage was a pill, we would be clamouring for itTwo years ago, Tina got a cancer diagnosis. It started as breast cancer and spread to her lymph nodes. After undergoing chemotherapy and surgery, today she is cancer free and doing well. Still, if you ask her about her difficult journey, she will emphatically tell you this: She wouldn’t have survived without her husband. As…

Striving to find the right work-life balance

A survey reveals that three in 10 Canadians are dissatisfied with their work-life balance and technology doesn't always solve the problem

Striving to find the right work-life balanceBy Andrea Mrozek and Peter Jon Mitchell Cardus Family If you are stressed and busy this Labour Day weekend, getting kids ready to return to school and yourself ready to resume post-summer life, you're not alone. A Nanos Research survey commissioned by Cardus Family reveals that about three in 10 Canadians are dissatisfied with their…

Keep Ottawa out of the childcare business

When subsidies go to childcare spaces or centres, rather than directly to parents, the government paints families into a corner

Keep Ottawa out of the childcare businessCanadians might assume family policies aim to help families. Certainly, in the last election campaign, “helping middle class families” was a phrase laid on thick – like barbecue sauce at a summer rib fest. But any government policy can just as easily be a way to help government. And there appear to be strong hints of…