The feminization of higher education is proceeding apace. According to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse in the United States, 1.5 million fewer students are enrolled in higher education than in 2016, with men accounting for 71 per cent of the decline. Soon, two women will graduate for every man. Gender parity on campus was achieved in 1970. Women almost […]Read more "Barbara Kay: Academia’s gender bias — how men are being pushed out of higher education"
The delta variant of the coronavirus appears to cause more severe illness than earlier variants and spreads as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal federal health document that argues officials must «acknowledge the war has changed». It captures the struggle of the nation’s top public health agency to persuade the public to embrace vaccination […]Read more "Vaccinated people spreading Delta variant just as quickly as the unvaccinated: Leaked CDC document"
Some of us are trying to wave the maple leaf flag sensibly, but it is a lonely and rather thankless vocation. The second-largest province, Quebec, with about 24 per cent of the total population, about a fifth of them English- rather than French-speaking, is proposing unilaterally to amend the Canadian Constitution , in order to restrain […]Read more "Conrad Black: Canada’s self-esteem problem"
Almost all Canadians who have given it any thought have serious regrets that the country’s policy towards native people over the whole history of Canada since the arrival of the Europeans as settlers more than 400 years ago has failed. The reason for this is not «systemic racism.» Canada was underpopulated and if New France […]Read more "Conrad Black: Centuries of failed policy does not equal evil intent"
The country’s total housing debt now tops $2 trillion, having recorded its fastest-ever monthly increase in April at a pace of $18 billion. Instead, it’s created a Caligula’s palace of moral hazard, fuelling the housing crisis via a mix of bad policy, bad data and the dangerous notion that taxpayers should underwrite private debts. It […]Read more "Sabrina Maddeaux: The CMHC must be abolished before it craters Canada’s economy"
When the City of Toronto recently cleared a major homeless encampment in Trinity Bellwoods Park, one of the city’s most popular public spaces, activists came together to violently oppose the eviction. Consequently, Trinity Bellwoods has become another case study in how activists use dishonesty to achieve their goals and, in the process, undermine municipal efforts […]Read more "Adam Zivo: Homeless camps cause crime. Why are activists pretending otherwise?"
Homes have become so expensive because there aren’t enough to meet demand. Last week, a Toronto condo developer made headlines with a plan to buy hundreds of homes and then rent them back out to Canadians. So, it makes sense that institutional investors would want a piece of the action. Indeed, the policy problem of […]Read more "Ginny Roth: The true villains of Canada’s housing crisis aren’t investors, they’re municipal politicians"
The Vancouver School Board is cutting all sports programs and all sports competitions because, the school district says, «they do not comply with the equity and inclusion goal of ensuring that all students can participate in every aspect of the curriculum». For the same reason they will also end all coaching services for those students […]Read more "Rex Murphy: Cutting honours programs and keeping smart kids down proves the silliness of ‘inclusivity’"
COVID-19 is now killing fewer Canadians per day than the daily average from pneumonia and the flu With both having received two shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, they’re effectively removed from the ranks of people who contract or transmit COVID-19. Of the 139 million Americans who have become fully vaccinated since December, a mere 3,459 […]Read more "Tristin Hopper: Canada’s COVID-19 lockdowns have lost all touch with reality"
Canada’s entire COVID lockdown policy, combined with our negligent failure to obtain adequate supplies of vaccine, has been a disaster, yet the Trudeau government is still preening itself about it, and the opposition isn’t scoring. It was obvious on the available facts almost a year ago that the COVID-19 survival rate was 99 per cent […]Read more "Conrad Black: On COVID, and much else, Canada has taken leave of its senses"