The hospital that refused to release Alfie Evans was once busted for secretly stockpiling baby organs

By Jonathon Van Maren The Alder Hey Children’s Hospital—which has been keeping Alfie Evans in their custody against the wishes of his parents (I wrote up a timeline of the ongoing saga here)—is apparently no stranger to controversy. In 2005, in fact, The Guardian reported that “Alder Hey pathologist ‘stockpiled children’s organs.’” Here are the…

Canadian pro-choice activist lied about pro-life harassment–and is now headed to court

By Jonathon Van Maren When the debate over Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s bubble zone legislation first came up last year, I pointed out something that the media will never cover: Pro-life activists are routinely subjected to violent threats, physical intimidation, and assault. In fact, if pro-lifers publicized each instance and the media covered these incidents…

Bodies on Toronto streets

By Jonathon Van Mren As most of you will have heard by now, nine people have been killed and at least sixteen are injured after a white van hammered through pedestrians in downtown Toronto today in the Yonge and Finch area. The suspect fled the scene, and made it nearly three kilometres before police apprehended…

Justin Trudeau still thinks he’s running against Stephen Harper

By Jonathon Van Maren So last Saturday, the Liberals held their convention, with the apparent highlight being a speech by Justin Trudeau described by various news outlets as “stinging” and “blistering” in its criticism of Andrew Scheer and the Conservative Party. Here’s how Global News described the speech: Justin Trudeau unleashed a blistering attack on Andrew Scheer and…