Brian Jean is polling to find out if he should care about social conservatives

By Jonathon Van Maren United Conservative Party leadership candidate Brian Jean of Alberta is very concerned—concerned that voters have been paying attention to a so-called “shadow campaign” that questions his faith and his principles. “Shadow campaign” is a rather dramatic way of referring to a column I wrote back on September 11, detailing his past…

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Education Minister David Eggen wants to imitate the residential school philosophy

By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this week, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley informed us what her opinion of Alberta parents is by claiming that parents knowing what their children were up to at school would be “super-cruel.” Notley believes that government employees have far more love and compassion for students than their parents do, and thus…

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The feminist Liberals just told a female MP that she isn’t a good enough woman

By Jonathon Van Maren Pam Damoff, the Liberal Member of Parliament for Oakville North-Burlington, has an interesting and illuminating voting record. For example, in 2016 she voted against an amendment to her party’s euthanasia legalization bill that would “protect freedom of conscience for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and healthcare institutions to refuse to participate in euthanasia.”…

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British politician suggests that prostitution be offered as a career choice to schoolchildren

By Jonathon Van Maren Stories like this one in the Daily Mail are precisely why secular progressives should not be trusted with our children: A Liberal Democrat councillor has told a party conference that schools could suggest prostitution as a career to pupils. Dennis Parsons, who is chairman of the Cheltenham Liberal Democrats, made the…

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Why does Rachel Notley think Albertan parents will be “super-cruel” to their children?

By Jonathon Van Maren Just in case you had any doubt as to whether Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and her government of activist radicals were planning on demonizing Christians as a way of winning the next election, this headline from the National Post over the weekend should clear up any doubt: “Alberta Premier Rachel Notley…

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