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Activist Judges

Brian Giesbrecht, Commentary, Government

Leaks from the Prime Minister’s Office concerning a potential appointment of Justice Glenn Joyal, Chief Justice of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench, to the Supreme Court of Canada highlights differences between the treatment of judiciary appointments in Canada and …

Senator’s Thought Crime

Brian Giesbrecht, Commentary

Senator Lynn Beyak is back in the news – the Senate ethics committee is recommending the Senator be suspended without pay for the duration of the current Parliament. Why? A few letters she posted to her website.  The senator has …

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Brian Giesbrecht, Commentary, Culture Wars

Irving Berlin’s Christmas song “White Christmas” is a classic – Bing Crosby’s version remains the best-selling single of all time. And yet, if the logic of a special interest group in Winnipeg is to prevail, the name of the song …