Don Hutchinson is a Canadian lawyer, writer, and an expert in religious liberty. He joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss his new book, “Under Siege: Religious Freedom and the Church in Canada at 150 (1867-2017.) Copies can be purchased at: www.donhutchinson.ca/book-under-siege/
Pierre Lemieux, candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, is running to replace Stephen Harper–and he’s a social conservative. He joined Jonathon to discuss social conservatism in Canada, and how Canadians are responding to his message, and what we can do next.
Canadian Member of Parliament Arnold Viersen has recently put forward a motion in the House of Commons to investigate the impact of sexually violent material. He joins Jonathon Van Maren to talk about what can be accomplished.
Lynn Johnston, a Canadian cartoonist, is best known for her newspaper comic strip For Better or For Worse. She was the first woman and first Canadian to win the National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben Award, and has been nominated for a Pulitzer. She joined Jonathon to discuss the world of cartooning, writing, and storytelling.
For the first in our Christmas season literature series, Jonathon Van Maren chats with award-winning Canadian author Jean Little on children’s literature, writing, and how her life translates into her writing.
By Jonathon Van Maren We’re in the final stretch of one of the longest elections in Canadian history, and the leaders are starting to look pretty tired. When I went out to a Harper campaign event on August 27, the prime minister was jovial, joking off-the-cuff and seemingly at ease. This morning in a Brantford…
By Jonathon Van Maren As the longest election period in decades heats up, I’ve been hoping to make it to a few campaign events. It is, as the commentators never tire of pointing out, a once in a lifetime, completely unprecedented, wildly unpredictable election, with the plausible chance that any of the three major party…
By Jonathon Van Maren It’s been an interesting year in the world of Canadian journalism, from the ongoing saga of Q’s Jian Ghomeshi to the abrupt firing of Evan Solomon of Power and Politics. But no story has attracted more attention in so-con circles as the reinvention of Michael Coren from condescending conservative to bloviating…
An interview with John Hof regarding the Canadian rescue movement efforts opposing the opening of abortion clinics in British Columbia and how that unfolded in the 1980s.
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.