Leap Manifesto energy policy a great leap backwards

Naomi Klein doesn't seem to realize that NYMBE is also the death knell to any wind and solar development

Leap Manifesto energy policy a great leap backwardsDownload this column for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use BELLEVILLE, ON Sep 27, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Naomi Klein, the bestselling Canadian author, whose books trash free markets and advocate socialism, released a short statement called the “Leap Manifesto” on September 15, perhaps to stir up a rather dull federal…

Constitutional challenge set in cross-border beer battle

Interprovincial trade barriers based on politically tainted precedent

Constitutional challenge set in cross-border beer battleDownload this column on beer for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use BELLEVILLE, ON Aug 24, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Canadians seem obsessed with the Mike Duffy story these days, deeming it a scandalous cover-up of inappropriate behaviour. But, starting August 25, an even more scandalous cover-up – one that has…

Even atheists should condemn TWU decision by law society and court

Law Society of Upper Canada is engaged in blatant religious discrimination

Even atheists should condemn TWU decision by law society and courtDownload this column on the TWU decision for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use BELLEVILLE, ON Jul 13, 2015/ Troy Media/ - I’m a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, but I’m so disgusted by its recent actions that I wish I could quit in protest. The Law Society…

The marketplace, not the state, should decide who practises law

State regulation produces vanilla-flavoured lawyers, giving dissatisfied citizens few options when seeking legal advice

The marketplace, not the state, should decide who practises lawTo download The marketplace, not the state, should decide who practises law for your publication or website click here BELLEVILLE, ON, May 1, 2015/ Troy Media/ - As much as I don’t share their religious beliefs, I am glad to see that Christian students at Trinity Western University (TWU) are allowed to practise law in…

Bureaucratic inertia may have led to delay in Cambie Surgery Centre trial

Government reveals it failed to disclose 300,000 pages of documents

Bureaucratic inertia may have led to delay in Cambie Surgery Centre trialDownload Bureaucratic inertia may have led to delay in Cambie Surgery Centre trial BELLEVILLE, ON, Apr 10, 2015/ Troy Media/ - British Columbia residents frustrated by waiting lists for medical services will be disappointed to learn of a bureaucratic delay in a court case that could help unstop the backlog. The case – which involves Dr.…

‘Radical capitalist’ balks at Bill C-51

The only protection against the abuse of power is not to give those broad powers to the state in the first place

‘Radical capitalist’ balks at Bill C-51Download ‘Radical capitalist’ balks at Bill C-51 BELLEVILLE, ON, Apr 3, 2015/ Troy Media/ - At the age of 18, I won an essay contest sponsored by a Toronto group called Radicals for Capitalism. I don’t remember my essay, but it must have advocated laissez-faire capitalism, inspired by my Grade 13 study of Ayn Rand’s…

Woman claims “right” to live off taxpayer dime

Jennifer Tanudjaja believes the taxpayer should be on the hook for her bad life choices

Woman claims “right” to live off taxpayer dimeWoman claims “right” to live off taxpayer dime FREE to subscribers BELLEVILLE, ON, Mar 5, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Jennifer Tanudjaja has made choices in her life that many other women would not have made. For starters, at the age of 15, she became pregnant. Then, although she was impoverished, uneducated and on welfare, she chose…