Friday , 20 May 2022

GREY MATTER: EPISODE 4 – Brian Peckford on the governments blatant attack on the Charter of Human Rights & Freedoms

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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 1990s. 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 government’s actions during the Pandemic and where they got it all wrong. Make sure to subscribe to the channel and turn on notifications for future episodes as we are aiming to deliver a new conversation each week full of new ideas and ways to explore the world around us.


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