Featured Commentary

(Image: Steven Lee / The Varsity)

Jordan Peterson: The man who reignited Canada’s culture war

By:

The last bastion of liberalism, the Economist recently said of Canada. While the rest of the world was embracing reactionary populism, we were a progressive light in the growing darkness. What they missed, though, was a YouTube video by a University of Toronto professor declaiming new laws banning old words in the name of transgender rights. Millions of hits later, Jordan Peterson looks like the vanguard of a counterattack on political correctness and the spark that reignited the culture wars in Canada. Jason VandenBeukel pokes the fire for C2C.

'We're teaching university students lies' - An interview with Dr Jordan Peterson

Interview with Dr. Jordan Peterson by Jason Tucker and Jason VandenBeukel ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Can you give us a brief background of your academic ...

Read More

The New Campus Rebels: C2C Journal’s Winter 2016 Edition

Between the egg on my face and the crow feathers stuck in my teeth, it’s been an unpleasant few weeks ...

Read More

The coming national carbon tax gap

Consider it the curious incident of the dog that didn't bark, fed/prov edition. In October, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the ...

Read More

(Image: Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

Why we need the Court Challenges Program

Canada’s Court Challenges Program has had more lives than the proverbial cat. Founded by Pierre Trudeau’s Liberal government in 1978, ...

Read More

The perennial problem of tyranny—lest we forget

Tyrants: A History of Power, Injustice and Terror By Waller Newell 264 pp: Cambridge University Press, 2016 Reviewed by Mark Milke One shopworn cliché ...

Read More

Dylan’s Nobel: Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright

The announcement of Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize shocked many people. Even before a Swedish Academy member called Dylan “impolite” and ...

Read More

Apocalypse Fatigue

The celebrated American novelist Marilynne Robinson recently published a book of essays entitled When I Was a Child, I Read ...

Read More

The case for money for nothing

The concept of a universal grant to furnish a basic livelihood, conditional only on citizenship, is not a new one. ...

Read More

The looming War in the Water

During the last month, three decisions became public that will be of great significance to all Canadians whose economic hopes ...

Read More

Then they came for the teachers

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not ...

Read More