» Heather Cook

Heather Cook

Follow Heather:

The Suicide of Reason in Canada

Friday, January 18th, 2008 - by Heather Cook

Ezra Levant was one of the few publishers in Canada to reprint the notorious "Mohammed cartoons" in 2006. Two years later, he's been hauled before a "human rights officer" to explain why offending the delicate sensibilities of sharia-minded imams is legal, legitimate and necessary. Heather Cook reports on Levant's video-captured testimony.

Read bullet | Comments »

Are the Canadian Police Taser-Happy Mounties?

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007 - by Heather Cook

Since 1999, when Tasers were given to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 18 people in Canada have died shortly after being shocked. Heather Cook asks whether this "non-deadly" weapon - often used against people who are passively, not actively, resisting arrest - is doing more harm than good.

Read bullet | Comments »

Canadian Brand Socialism: Failing the Sick and Poor

Friday, November 23rd, 2007 - by Heather Cook

Once a proud supporter of Canada's social safety net, Heather Cook now wouldn't mind seeing a little more free-market competition in her country. Maybe then she wouldn't have to wait over a year to take her son to the doctor's office.

Read bullet | Comments »

Guarding the U.S.-Canadian Border: Serious Business or a Frat Party?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007 - by Heather Cook

PJM Calgary: There's not much that doesn't make it across the U.S-Canada border, which is "defended" by guards who don't pack heat on the job and who party in uniform during their free time. Heather Cook thinks Americans need to take a closer look at what's going on along the 49th parallel.

Read bullet | Comments »