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Another kind of denial

When analyzing extremists and attempting to introduce reason into public…

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The most potent weapon against disaster

One fascinating aspect of human behaviour is how we are…

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Canada’s culture of political apologies

Have we reached the ultimate stage of absurdity where some…

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Different protests, same bad reasoning

Back in the 1980s, when the Vancouver Province was a…

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Escaping the Victim Cult

The Chinese brought distinctive cultural traits to America—such as reverence…

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The Victim Cult: Cain

The following is from chapter 1 of The Victim Cult:…

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Want good middle-class jobs? Let the resource sector flourish

Imagine yourself in one of Canada’s most isolated regions, one…

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The Victim Cult

[The following is from the Introduction to The Victim Cult:…

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How to make British Columbia more affordable

If politicians in British Columbia and elsewhere wish to make…

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The folly of fiat

In the ancient tale of King Canute, the monarch (who…

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The numbers are clear: private auto insurance is less expensive

If you must drive an automobile in British Columbia—for work,…

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Apocalypse Soon

When 16-year-old environmentalist Greta Thunberg spoke to the United Nations…

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Killing BC’s resource sector helps no one

Living in British Columbia has never been more expensive, especially…

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Why government-owned infrastructure is substandard

On a recent vacation back in my hometown of Kelowna,…

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Uber is great for consumers—and immigrants

The problem with taxi monopolies in British Columbia or anywhere…

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ICBC needs fixing: try competition

With the re-approval of the TransMountain pipeline and recent consternation…

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Why Albertans are angry

With much of Canada booming, including low unemployment rates, rising…

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The facts about CO2 emissions and energy

With the election of a new government in Alberta that…

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