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Magna Carta Must Not Be Forgotten

Magna Carta Must Not Be Forgotten

Sign-up for our newsletter: https://firstfreedoms.ca/call_to_action_pages/stay_informed/ Can a thirteenth century document “written in Latin on the hide of a sheep” mean anything to us today? Dr. John Robson (historian, columnist, documentary filmmaker, Executive...

Who Is Artur Pawlowski?  Part Two

Who Is Artur Pawlowski? Part Two

Sign-up for our newsletter: https://firstfreedoms.ca/call_to_action_pages/stay_informed/ Pastor Artur Pawlowski sat down with Barry W. Bussey and shared his personal story of coming to Canada and ministering in Calgary. He candidly shares his trouble with...

When Will You Stand Up?

When Will You Stand Up?

Sign-up for our Newsletter at: https://firstfreedoms.ca/call_to_action_pages/stay_informed/ At what point do you stand up? Prof. David Haskell describes a university assignment he presented to students, which resulted in several students dropping his course with...

Who Is Pastor Artur Pawlowski? Part One.

Who Is Pastor Artur Pawlowski? Part One.

Pastor Artur Pawlowski sat down with Barry W. Bussey and shared his personal story of coming to Canada and ministering in Calgary. He candidly shares his trouble with government. His congregation lost charitable status. His ongoing court hearings and his new venture...

What’s wrong with Bill C-11?

What’s wrong with Bill C-11?

According to the government, Bill C-11 (https://www.parl.ca/DocumentViewer/en/44-1/bill/C-11/third-reading) is designed to update the Broadcasting Act. It gives the CRTC sweeping power to “regulate and supervise” the internet. Critics have raised serious concerns...

Brian Peckford on Queen Elizabeth II

Brian Peckford on Queen Elizabeth II

In a soon to be published interview I asked Mr. Peckford for his thoughts on Queen Elizabeth II - here is a rough cut of that discussion. Incidentally, the interview with Mr. Peckford was about the upcoming Public Inquiry concerning the government's use of the...

Trudeau’s Tiananmen Square

Trudeau’s Tiananmen Square

Tom Marazzo one of the main organisers involved in the Ottawa Trucker Freedom Convoy. As a retired military officer, he was called in to Ottawa during the Freedom Convoy to help organise all the logistics needed for a sustainment plan to ensure that the protest...

Holding Government Accountable

Holding Government Accountable

Lawyer Daniel Freiheit joins Barry to discuss the current state of the Canadian Government's infringement on individual rights. The Canadian Government was motivated to save lives during the pandemic - but just how far can a government go in pursuing that goal. And,...

Wake Up!  A Storm Is Brewing

Wake Up! A Storm Is Brewing

What are human rights? André explains Abraham Kuyper’s “sphere sovereignty” concept, which offers a helpful paradigm for thinking about our society and our place in it. The notion of “sphere sovereignty” recognizes that institutions like the church and the family are...

Bill 21 Will Be Challenged

Bill 21 Will Be Challenged

Quebec’s Bill 21 (which prohibits public servants from wearing religious symbols at work) violates religious freedom, which is why the provincial government invoked the Charter’s “notwithstanding clause” to pass the legislation. Guest Bob Reynolds explains the...

Canada Has A Corruption Problem

Canada Has A Corruption Problem

Donald Best, a former Toronto Police detective, shares with Barry about his experience of being put into jail for contempt of court because three lawyers gave false evidence about him. He also explains the case against Ottawa Police detective Helen Grus who is facing...

Time for an Awakening

Time for an Awakening

In this profound discussion, Dr. Joshua Mitchell, professor of political theory at Georgetown University, explores themes from his latest book, American Awakening: Identity Politics and Other Afflictions of Our Time (2020). Referencing the wisdom of Alexis de...

No Jab, No Degree

No Jab, No Degree

University students and newlyweds David and Stephanie met with First Freedoms in December to receive legal counsel in applying for accommodation for their religious beliefs. Recently, they met again to share an update on their situation. Find out what they've gone...

Why Free Speech Matters

Why Free Speech Matters

Free speech allows us to think, solve problems, and seek after truth. We live in a time when governments and corporations are more inclined to censor "disinformation" than to encourage a free marketplace of ideas. Yet the examples of history remind us that attempting...

Is Alberta Done with Canada?

Is Alberta Done with Canada?

What does a separatist movement in the West tell us about the health of our constitution? Should we be worried about the government bringing in a universal basic income? What happens when people lose confidence in the banking structure? An industrial organizational...

The Charter at 40: Livestream Recording

The Charter at 40: Livestream Recording

In this week's livestream conversation, Barry W. Bussey recounts the historical context for the creation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, along with debates over the proper role of the judiciary versus the legislature. Let us know what you think. What...

Law for All

Law for All

Why does the rule of law matter? And how do we come together in the face of differences?  In the latest Freedom Feature, recorded earlier in February, Barry discusses the rule of law with Dr. Brian Lee Crowley, Managing Director of the Macdonald-Laurier...

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