Stories that matter from near and far.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson kicked off the new year with a monologue that caused conservative and libertarian heads to explode all over the U.S., Ben Shapiro’s among them. J.D. Vance thinks Carlson has a point though. Whatever they, or you, think, it’s probably a debate the Right needs to have.

Calgary Herald writer Licia Corbella covered an Alberta Court of Appeal hearing during which startling new evidence was presented about some of the goings-on in Alberta’s gay-straight alliance school clubs.

The National Post’s Christie Blatchford is skeptical of Nova Scotia Liberal MP and Trudeau cabinet minister Scott Brison’s decision to retire from politics in order to “spend more time with his family”. This C2C story raises the possibility that he’s retiring because he spent too much time with another family.