Conrad Black, National Post

Conrad Black

National Post

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Conrad:

Conrad Black: Pierre Poilievre the man to raise Canada out of its infantile stupor

The first plausible sign of a more adult direction in public policy leadership for some years is coming from Poilievre → Read More

Conrad Black: 'The gradual civic suicide of a society of rights'

Contemporary threats to civil rights have the unusual characteristic of a civil right denied to the population by the indifference and insipidity of the… → Read More

Conrad Black: Fresh blood needed to forge a competitive Conservative party

Even if we had a government that deserved to be re-elected, it would still be desirable that the Conservatives chose a leader capable of being elected and… → Read More

Conrad Black: Bill 96 marks the beginning of the end of Canada

Quebec must not be allowed to spit in the face of the majority of its fellow citizens and oppress its English-language minority, while cheerfully pocketing… → Read More

Conrad Black: Canada not hopeless but desperate for leadership

This column is being composed as I return to Toronto on an Air Canada flight from Vancouver after a very convivial celebration by the Fraser Institute,… → Read More

Conrad Black: Doug Ford's leftward shift has created a vacuum for New Blue to fill

Of the realistic alternatives, the Progressive Conservatives remain the preferable choice, but a vote for New Blue would be a commendable and prescient gesture → Read More

Conrad Black: Poilievre has a real chance to break the Liberal status quo — and that has his enemies trembling

To the extent that Poilievre threatens some change to the comfortable Liberal status quo built on durable advantages in Quebec and urban Ontario, Poilievre… → Read More

Conrad Black: Canada's support for Ukraine shows we can be a powerful force for good

We should govern ourselves in an original and imaginative way that gives us evidently competitive progress in achieving a greater and more justly distributed… → Read More

Conrad Black: A D-Day-level assault on the intellectual and spiritual freedom of Canada's soldiers

The defence minister's peppy, multi-disciplinary and very opinionated advisory panel clearly wishes to disqualify Roman Catholics from serving as chaplains in… → Read More

Conrad Black: Let the baseless attacks against Poilievre begin!

There is no suggestion that anything in what Poilievre ever said bore any relationship to anyone's pigmentation or that he personally, or his campaign, are… → Read More

Conrad Black: Canada's courageous defence of Ukraine

Canada has incurred more gratitude in Europe for its military assistance than at any time since the First Canadian Army largely liberated the Netherlands in… → Read More

Conrad Black: Juno Beach condos are an affront to Canada's grand contribution to the Second World War

It is an act of stupefying disrespect for the bravery of France’s liberators → Read More

Conrad Black: No exaggeration needed

Breadcrumb Trail Links * NP Comment Conrad Black: No exaggeration needed Justice must be done, at last The Canadian flag flies at half mast atop the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill at sunset. Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. Photo by ERROL MCGIHON /Postmedia Article content Once again we are indebted to the Frontier Centre for Public Policy and retired judge Brian Giesbrecht for their diligent research that… → Read More

Conrad Black: In Ukraine, the stakes could not be higher for the West

There are increasing signs that, as was predicted in this space last week, Ukraine and Russia are edging toward a compromise. The most likely arrangement… → Read More

Conrad Black: How the Ukraine crisis could strengthen the West

Ultimately, the West will emerge stronger from Ukraine’s ordeal → Read More

Conrad Black: The vassalization of Ukraine and the fall of western civilization

The bone-crushing defeat of the pro-western option in Ukraine has swiftly accelerated the collapse of western civilization and our submission to our new… → Read More

Conrad Black: Queen Elizabeth's 70 years of dutiful, faithful service to the world

History could be thoroughly ransacked without unearthing so blameless and diligent a record of service in so exalted and conspicuously public an office → Read More

Conrad Black: In the face of Omicron, Canada once again cowers in unnecessary fear

Canada's performance has been quiet, submissive and completely unworthy of a mature and sophisticated political society → Read More

Conrad Black: On Justin Trudeau's 50th birthday, the shadow of his father looms large

While Justin Trudeau is unlikely to be as important a figure in Canada's history as his father was, he has had some successes → Read More

Conrad Black: The Liberals are determined to squander Canada's independence

The Statute of Westminster on Dec. 11, 1931, effectively made Canada and other comparable British Empire jurisdictions autonomous of British laws → Read More