In this episode Constitutional Lawyer Leighton Grey and Andrew Lawton have a conversation about the events that transpired during the Freedom Convoy protests in Ottawa Canada, how Andrew invested his time in researching the details of how it was handled by the government, and how important it is to have an inquiry to establish a level of accountability to the politicians who were involved in the debacle.
Andrew Lawton is a bestselling author, journalist and broadcaster. He hosts the Andrew Lawton Show at True North and is the author of the #1 Globe and Mail bestseller The Freedom Convoy: The Inside Story of Three Weeks that Shook the World. Mr. Lawton previously hosted a daily show on 980 CFPL in London and hosted on 770 CHQR in Calgary and on 640 Toronto. He was previously a national columnist for Global News and his written work has been published across the world, including in the Washington Post, the National Post, the Toronto Sun, the Edmonton Sun, and Global News. Andrew has appeared as a commentator on CBC, CTV, TVO, CTS, and on BBC World.
Currently, Andrew is a fellow at True North and publishes the creatively titled “Andrew Lawton” newsletter at Substack. As host of a highly rated daily talk radio show for five years, Andrew showcased his wit, irreverence, and commitment to in-depth conversations on the issues.
Andrew’s written work has been published across the world, including in the Washington Post, the National Post, the Toronto Sun, the Edmonton Sun, and Global News. Andrew has appeared as a commentator on CBC, CTV, TVO, CTS, and on BBC World. You might be surprised to learn that Andrew ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate in Ontario’s 2018 provincial election. The Andrew Lawton Show is Canada’s most irreverent talk show, hosted by veteran broadcaster Andrew Lawton. With hard-hitting analysis and in-depth interviews, Lawton takes on the stories that matter. True North is a Canadian digital media platform with a conservative editorial position. Through our journalism, we seek to provide Canadians with fair, accurate, truthful and fact-based news reports, analysis, investigative reports, podcasts, interviews and documentaries.
Andrew and Leighton explore all the ins and outs of how the Freedom Convoy was handled in the media, how quickly the narrative shifted from hiding to vilifying the people involved, and what the ramifications of that were for the Government of Canada.
To find more from Andrew Lawton you can visit: www.andrewlawton.ca
This episode’s recommended reading:
The Freedom Convoy – Andrew Lawton
The Parasitic Mind – Gad Saad
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