In this episode Constitutional Lawyer Leighton Grey and Human Rights Advocate Brian Peckford have a conversation about the journey to contributing to the Charter of Human Rights & Freedoms, his thoughts on the government, and how they’ve handled the pandemic.
Brian Peckford is a Canadian politician who served as the third premier of Newfoundland from 1979 to 1989. Peckford became a business consultant and has sat on numerous boards since leaving politics including the board of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in the 1990’s. He has recently made headlines after speaking out against Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government for the way they handled The Freedom Convoy protests in Ottawa.
In this episode Brian Peckford and Leighton Grey dive deep into the history of Canadian politics and how he came to be a contributing member of the Canadian Charter of Human Rights & Freedoms. They talk about the governments actions during the Pandemic and where they got it all wrong.
This Episode’s Recommended Reading:
Some Day the Sun Will Shine and Have Not Will Be No More – Brian Peckford
Coercing Virtue: The Worldwide Rule of Judges – Robert H. Bork
Democracy in Canada: The Disintegration of Our Institutions – Donald J. Savoie
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