Jason Kenney’s swift departure as United Conservative Party leader is a lamentable outcome for Canadian conservatism. It reflects the rise of an oppositional mindset on the Right that is bad for Conservative politics.
While it is true that for most of history economic growth has been very emissions-intensive, economic growth doesn’t inherently require increased resource use or emissions.
The miraculous COVID-19 vaccines would not have been possible without the work and innovation of Big Pharma companies. How, then, should we deal with their profiteering tendencies?
It would be a mistake to think that conservatives should only be concerned with power in government hands. They should seek appropriate checks and balances wherever power might concentrate, including big tech.
In its early days, social media was a revolutionary tool to connect, persuade, and mobilize supporters. Now cranky, crude, and toxic, social media has become a scourge on Canada’s political class.
Sometime in the last century, the rich stopped thinking like the rich of every generation before them. They stopped feeling responsible for the cultural life of their fellow citizens and their cities.
Educational pluralism is on the rise in Canada as more independent schools are opening and more families are choosing them.
The Canada Strong and Free conference highlights the intellectual renewal and reinvigorated debate happening in Canada’s conservative movement.
Already famous for cracking down on dissent, Canada is poised to become a global leader in restricting online speech and meddling with news media as the government moves forward with a buffet of speech and media legislation.
Putin’s war can only be assessed as a disaster. He might “win” his special military operation, but Russia is certain to have been the loser.