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Quebec abortion mills exempt from safety, sanitation laws

Quebec abortion mills exempt from safety, sanitation laws

In the spring, the National Assembly of Quebec passed Bill 34, a law that mandated minimum safety and sanitation requirements for private health care facilities that perform surgeries. It mandated, for example, sterile operating rooms and separate ventilating systems, as well as outlined procedures to protect patients who use non-hospital facilities for medical care. In August, three Montreal abortuaries said they would stop committing abortions if the law was not amended to exempt them from the provisions. ... (Continue reading)

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Former Supreme Court justice Gonthier showed restraint

Former Supreme Court justice Gonthier showed restraint

Charles Gonthier, a former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, passed away recently at the age of 80. Appointed by Brian Mulroney in 1989, he developed a reputation as a conservative during his 14 years on the country’s top court. The Canadian Press reported in its obituary that Gonthier offered “a more conservative ... (Continue reading)

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Madoff’s wife denied pot o’gold

It’s helpful to learn, in these difficult financial times, the problems we share with the very wealthy, who have to experience getting along on considerably less income. Ruth Madoff is one of those persons, the celebrity wife of an epic swindler, Bernard Madoff, a financial adviser who was found guilty of purloining $170 billion in a gigantic Ponzi scheme. Her husband’s estimated annual income was $75 million. Bernard was recently ... (Continue reading)

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‘Green’ crazies seek to cut an already-low population

Jonathon Porritt, a so-called "green" adviser to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, argues that it is "irresponsible" for families to have more than two children. How can anyone take this man seriously? Britain has a total fertility rate of just 1.66. That's far below the rate of 2.1 children per woman that is necessary just to sustain the existing population. Britain also absorbs about 130,000 immigrants ... (Continue reading)

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Good television, mixed messages

If you believe the critics, the most watched shows in America today are Mad Men, Damages, Rescue Me, Breaking Bad and Weeds, and not American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, NCIS, Grey's Anatomy and CSI: Miami. While average ratings for the big networks are falling, it's a testament to the profound gravity and cultural triumph of "quality cable" - the roster of dramas airing their short but well-publicized seasons on ... (Continue reading)

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Frank Klees for leader

Frank Klees, the Tory MPP for Newmarket-Aurora, is seeking the job of leader of the Ontario Conservative party. He said in a phone interview recently that he and his wife adopted a two-day-old son born to a single mom a number of years ago and is well aware of crisis pregnancies and the problems that occur. They also have two grown children. Klees has a long history of pro-life activity, having ... (Continue reading)

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John Tory’s ‘strengths’

Frank Kennedy muses about the former Ontario PC leader. (Continue reading)

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Morality is universal

Michael Coren says that without objective morality, organized society is impossible. (Continue reading)

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A vast wasteland

Culture and entertainment columnist Rick McGinnis stresses the need for a critical wherewithal when it comes to governing how and where our children spend their time in the technological age. (Continue reading)

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Obama’s stem cell policy

National Affairs correspondent Rory Leishman points out yet another shocking disregard for human life on the part of the Obama administration. (Continue reading)

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We should be chanting, ‘Save our sanity’

Donald DeMarco emphasizes the importance of distinguishing what is real and what is nonsense regarding the politicized issues of the day. (Continue reading)

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Free speech on campus withers

Free speech on campus withers

Royal Hamel discusses tolerance and freedom of expression when it comes to campus pro-life. (Continue reading)

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The ignorance of atheists

The ignorance of atheists

Rory Leishman notes that religion has motivated most social reforms. (Continue reading)

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Nothing dignified about euthanasia

Nothing dignified about euthanasia

Michael Coren discusses the inherent contradiction within the notion of ‘dying with dignity’. (Continue reading)

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Madoff stiffs the abortionists

Frank Kennedy celebrates Planned Parenthoods’ loss of $1 billion in a Ponzi scheme. (Continue reading)

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