On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, remember that the Civil Rights Movement was a Christian one

By Jonathon Van Maren Every year, organizations and activists of every stripe greet Martin Luther King Jr. Day by expressing why his work inspires them and how King’s legacy is being carried on. Increasingly, King is made out to be a secular hero who championed “progressive” causes, and social media is flooded with assertions that…

Here’s just a few organizations impacted by Trudeau’s new ideological purity test

By Jonathon Van Maren On the way to work today, I listened to Annamaria Tremonte of CBC’s The Current grill Trudeau’s employment minister, Patricia Hadju, on her government’s recent decision to insert an attestation of support for abortion into the Canada Summer Jobs grant application process. Tremonte pointed out that many organizations, including those who…

Canada’s most vulnerable people pay the price for Trudeau’s ideological demands

By Jonathon Van Maren The backlash against the new Liberal requirement that organizations sign off on an “attestation” of support for abortion in order to get funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program continues, with the latest developments being covered by Licia Corbella in the Calgary Herald: Stephen Wile, CEO of the Christian aid organization The…

Thalidomide survivors accuse federal minister of saying their deaths would be good for the government

By Jonathon Van Maren I actually missed this story from last month—and if it is true, it is pretty appalling. Apparently, a number of thalidomide survivors met with Kent Hehr, the federal minister for persons with disabilities, on October 19–and he took the opportunity to make some truly ugly remarks (which he either flatly denies…