National Newswatch

How to win the war on free speech

Nov 14 2017 — Debra Soh — The battle in favour of academic freedom has been a tumultuous one. In August, an event at Ryerson University, titled “The Stifling of Free Speech on University Campuses,” was shut down after far-left group No Fascist T.O. harassed university administration. The event was rescheduled for this past Saturday. As perhaps a testament to the public’s […]

Sex-ed programs shouldn’t be informed by left or right ideology

Oct 30 2017 — Debra Soh — Last week, Alberta’s Catholic school board announced it is seeking to have an alternative sex-education curriculum approved by the province. The proposed curriculum will emphasize faith-based instruction on topics such as same-sex relationships and contraception for their schools. In response, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley firmly stated that public money will not be used to support […]