Will The State, Once Again, Take An Interest In The Bedrooms Of The Nation?

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Population Institute Canada’s website (populationinstitutecanada.ca) on April 30th, 2024. It is republished on Dominion Review with permission of the author.  “There’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation,” Pierre Elliott Trudeau famously said in 1967 while discussing his omnibus bill with reporters, which included changes to the criminal

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Canada’s Immigration Delirium

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) wrote that social stigma can be stronger than legislative prohibition in suppressing controversial speech. He argued that silencing opinion prevents debate, obstructing society’s search for truth by turning officially sanctioned views into little more than indefensible prejudices. The social stigma around mass immigration is clearly shown by the unwillingness of Canadians

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Poilievre’s Surreal Housing Plan and Canada’s Immigration Taboo

Taboos have consequences. In India, Hindu national and state governments have introduced increasingly strict laws prohibiting the slaughter of cows, honouring Hinduism’s taboo against eating beef. The results are chaotic. Business Insider recently reported that the country has 5 million stray cows, which roam around “eating garbage, causing car accidents, attacking people, and spreading disease”.

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Blatantly Oblivious to the Blindingly Obvious

Canada’s Housing Crisis: Who’s Running the Show – and for Whom? The most basic, fundamental concept in economics is “supply and demand.” Even someone who has never cracked open a textbook on economics is likely familiar with the term. Our political leaders would be conversant in economic theories and our financial leaders are presumably experts.

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