Category Archives: Canada

Rational People Allow Rational Disagreement

But again and again, irrational people are turning to violence to silence others. This is not acceptable anywhere, but it is particularly galling in a civilized country. UK Telegraph: Violence breaks out as protesters storm King’s College London event featuring … Continue reading

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Canada: Antifa Threatens Violence at a Conference Discussing Anti-Islamaphobia

The House of Commons passed an “anti Islamaphobia” motion. Not quite a law, but it could lead to some actual legislation. So, a statement against what some think is bigotry against Islam. Or a statement designed to quiet any criticism … Continue reading

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The Round Table Discussion on the Role of Irony in University Discourse Will Go on as Planned

National Post: Ryerson University [Toronto] has canceled a panel discussion called “The Stifling of Free Speech on University Campuses” following pushback from activists who said the event was giving a platform to fascists. The event, which was set for August … Continue reading

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My Grandfather

This is a photograph of my grandfather, who was born in Ontario, Canada in the late 1800’s.  I won’t share much biographical information about him, in part because some clown would probably try to steal his identity. Too late for … Continue reading

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Alcohol and Caffiene

The Foundation for Economic Education: No two drugs have defined human civilization the way alcohol and caffeine have. Nature created both to kill creatures much smaller than us — plants evolved caffeine to poison insect predators, and yeasts produce ethanol to destroy competing microbes. … Continue reading

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Tired of Tears

For those of you who cried when the towers fell, and cried again when it kept happening. Cried for Charlie, cried for Nice. And now you cry for Quebec. Isn’t it time to figure out a serious plan to stop … Continue reading

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There Shall be No Civics in Civics Class!

From Wintery Knight, comes an example of Shutuppery in a Canadian school: The 44-year-old teacher, who has asked that he not be identified to protect what’s left of his career, was teaching “the criminal law unit, a lesson on vice, … Continue reading

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It’s Metaphor, or Something

Guy feeds bears to prevent them from killing his dogs.  Gentle bear pets dog. Internet coos.  The next day, the guy forgets to feed the bears. Sorry to ruin your dreams, but that dog-petting polar bear just ate a husky … Continue reading

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No Smudging in School, eh.

By Ashifa Kassam in Toronto A mother in British Columbia has lodged a legal challenge against her local school district, alleging that an aboriginal ceremony at her children’s school infringed on the family’s right to religious freedom. Candice Servatius, whose two … Continue reading

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You Talk Like This, and People will Walk Away Slowly

Milo A Canadian English professor says that because canoers are generally white men, the boats are a symbol of ‘colonialism, imperialism and genocide.’ Misao Dean, who teaches at the University of Victoria, made her remarks during an interview with the Canadian … Continue reading

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