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2008 November | TAPC

Archive for November, 2008

A Victory For Free Speech

Published by under Justice

With the release of the Moon report, Parliament has no excuse not to kill the censorship powers of the Canadian Human Rights Commission Comment by Ezra Levant, November 25, 2008, in the National Post The scandal-plagued Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) has had a rough year — and it just got rougher. On Monday, Richard […]

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Diversity’s Colour

Published by under Justice

“a Hue of uniformity ” As Canada expands its diversity, we increasingly are cornering our minds into a collectivist cage of consensus, where vocabulary and reason is subtracted from public discourse. Immigration from other cultures ought to and will increase our knowledge and expand our perspective, but not when we hold our freedoms captive while […]

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Connecting With Our Roots

Published by under Constitutional Reform

If you were to blurt out something like “No taxation without representation” in Canada, you could well get tagged as too American and shoved out of the public discussion. But hang on for seven centuries. We have a right to that slogan, too. I’m not even impressed with the claim that being like Americans is […]

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The Party’s Over

Published by under Economics

Linda R. Monk, J. D., is a constitutional scholar, journalist, and nationally award-winning author. A graduate of Harvard Law School , she twice received the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award, its highest honor for law-related media. Her books include The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution, Ordinary Americans: U. S. […]

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CPC 2008 Policy Convention

Published by under Governance

Bruce Campion-Smith Ottawa Bureau Chief, Toronto Star, November 16, 2008 WINNIPEG–Federal Conservatives have called for stripping the Canadian human rights tribunal of some powers and a tougher crime agenda, including charges in crimes that result in the death of an unborn child, despite warnings the move will reopen the abortion debate. Some 2,000 delegates wrapped […]

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Obama’s Victory

Published by under External Affairs

Obama’s victory marked by a wealth of opportunity Posted: November 15, 2008, 10:30 AM by Kelly McParland Conrad Black, Full Comment, U.S. Politics Having confidently predicted the victory of John McCain, and having stuck with that until his blunderbuss campaign blew up, I will offer a few thoughts to the incoming U.S. administration. Rarely have […]

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Letter to Prentice

Published by under Global Warming

Dear Mr. Prentice, Congratulations on your elevation to Minister of the Environment. I use the term advisedly because you are now in a position to do great good for current and future generations of Canadians. With respect, I submit you have a golden opportunity to effect real improvements in our environment by redirecting funding to […]

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Rescuers Pulling Market Under

Published by under Economics

Rescuers pulling market under – Drowning in too much stimulus. Drowning

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The G20’s

Published by under Economics

The G20’s architectural folly – One definition of folly–but of merely conventional policy making–is doing the same thing over and over, …. G20’s Folly

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Quantum of Failures

Published by under Economics

Quantum of failures – Forget the markets: massive government failure is behind world fincial chaos. Forget the Markets

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