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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The Nazi flag is a symbol of hatred. So is the Hammer and Sickle.

By Jonathon Van Maren As everyone surely already knows, a white supremacist smashed his vehicle into a crowd of left-wing counter-protestors this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, in an act of domestic terrorism that claimed one life and injured over a dozen others. Throughout the weekend, the Ku Kux Klan, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists had marched…

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NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton feels entitled to teach your children

By Jonathon Van Maren Like the rest of Canadians, I haven’t been paying much attention to the federal NDP’s leadership race, especially as much of what the candidates have to say appears to be indistinguishable from your average mob of angrily bewildered student activists. One candidate especially appears determined to prove that she can beat…

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