Brian Jean wants to kick social conservatives out of the United Conservative Party

By Jonathon Van Maren So true to form, United Conservative Party leadership candidate Brian Jean has decided to make public his commitment to choice in education for Alberta parents, once he realized that his opponent Jason Kenney had received popular support for doing the same thing. “From what we have seen in the social studies…

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Is the statue of statutory rapist Harvey Milk coming down, too?

By Jonathon Van Maren Great explorers. Former presidents. Rebel generals. It is unfortunate that the progressive interest in history has come so firmly harnessed to iconoclasm, or it might even be encouraging. Instead, it took several hurricanes to finally knock footage of angry activists mounting nondescript statues in town squares across the United States of…

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The collapse of The Rebel Media is a cautionary tale for conservatives

By Jonathon Van Maren Most watchers of the Canadian media scene would probably agree: The ongoing meltdown of Ezra Levant’s online commentary outfit, The Rebel, is an implosion nearly unmatched in severity and swiftness. It started with roving journalist Faith Goldy’s coverage of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, which appeared overly sympathetic to…

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