Conrad Black joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss his book Rise to Greatness: A History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present.
By Jonathon Van Maren It’s inevitable: Whenever a Conservative government loses power, the first instinct of “progressive conservatives,” whatever those are, is to announce that social conservatives should be sent forthwith into political exile, never to return. In other words, the response of liberals who like fiscal policies that allow them to keep more of…
By Jonathon Van Maren If one man can be said to have brought the Sexual Revolution to Canada, it is the late Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. He was, in fact, essential to bringing liberalized divorce, decriminalized abortion, and laxer attitudes about sexual morality in general to Canada—because he trumpeted his Catholicism wherever he went,…
Dr. Tom Flanagan, an academic of the conservative “Calgary School” and one of the architects of Stephen Harper’s rise to power has often been trashed by the media and the politicians alike for his controversial views. One thing is certain: His insights into Canadian politicas is second-to-none. He joins Jonathon to talk about the successes…
Josh Gilman is a former radio host and political staffer who recently decided to dedicate his life to launching Canada’s very first anti-porn organization, Strength to Fight. He joins Jonathon to talk about the need for anti-porn activism–and how Strength to Fight is stepping up.
In one sweeping, brutal decision, Canada’s Supreme Court has tossed out all laws restricting euthanasia and assisted suicide. Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition joined Jonathon to talk about what it all means.
Jonathon discusses the current social and political climate regarding abortion in Canada.
Maurice Vellacott is a Member of Parliament. He joined Jonathon to talk about political strategies of moving the abortion debate forward.
Kathy Shaidle is a bomb-throwing Canadian blogger, columnist, and poet. She joined Jonathon to talk chat about the state of free speech in Canada.
A well-known Canadian journalist, Paul Wells is an editor at Maclean’s and author of several books. He joined Jonathon to talk about his most recent book on Stephen Harper, The Longer I’m Prime Minister.