Leslyn Lewis: A strong society must encourage, not limit, debate

Leslyn Lewis: A strong society must encourage, not limit, debate

Today, however, people are not free to disagree, and even an innocent or naive verbal misstep can have dire consequences. This is most evident in our current political climate. While “PC culture” has been an issue for years, it has taken a sudden turn towards a cultish “us” versus “them” narrative. You are either “woke” and “on the right side of history,” or you are evil, backwards and full of hate. Like any cult, loyalty must be 100 per cent, and to question a single point of their narrative is enough to get you “cancelled.”

Don Martin: Resistance grows against lockdowns driven without data

Don Martin: Resistance grows against lockdowns driven without data

OTTAWA — The mild-mannered city council in Ottawa is not the sort of confrontational group to lead the resistance against heavy-handed provincial authority.

But after Premier Doug Ford shut down indoor restaurants, gyms, sports and theatre venues as coronavirus feeding centres in the red-zoned national capital region, Ottawa councillors retorted with a unanimous challenge on Wednesday: Prove it.

And the authorities can’t. Or won’t.

Federal NDP chooses wealth taxes as the wedge issue party needs right now

Federal NDP chooses wealth taxes as the wedge issue party needs right now

As outlined in one of our previous content pieces (article + podcast), Justin Trudeaus deal with the NDP and Jagmeet Singh to both stop the WE scandal investigation and prevent a vote of no confidence and re-election, has forced the Liberals far left, and into pure communist territory. Wealth redistribution, and “wealth taxes”, are literal Marxist rhetoric and explicitly are meant to lead to communism

Annamie Paul Toronto Central

The new Green leader wants a seat in the House of Commons. Is Elizabeth May standing in her way?

Annamie Paul, new leader of the Green Party, is parachuted into the Toronto Central district. Annamie Paul speaks of diversity and inclusion, of systemic racism and of income inequality. However, like her Liberal predecessors who have been parachuted into this district to launch their political careers, none of these candidates have been able to address these problems in Toronto Central district, yet we are to believe them when they say they can solve these problems at the National Level across Canada?