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Host Tanya Granic Allen welcomes leaders from government and the private sector to the table for conversations on fundamental Canadian rights and freedoms – where all sides are presented, respected and discussed.

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What Is a Woman?

What Is a Woman?

Tanya unpacks one of the most controversial topics, whether transwomen- or biological men- can participate in women’s sports. With her is Dr. Linda Blade and Barbara Kay, co-authors of the book, “Unsporting: How Trans Activism and Science Denial Are Destroying Sport.”

Fighting for Our Freedom

Fighting for Our Freedom

Tanya joins Michael Thiessen, President of Liberty Coalition Canada, and lawyer James Kitchen, who represents the organization that was formed in response to the government mandates to challenge violations of our constitution.

What Is Biodigital Convergence?

What Is Biodigital Convergence?

Tanya welcomes Professor Travis Smith from the Department of Political Science at Concordia University to discuss the relationship between life and artificial intelligence and some concerns over the new government forum on biodigital Convergence.

Carbon Tax Hike

Carbon Tax Hike

On April 1st, Canada became the only jurisdiction in the world to raise the price of gas with the new carbon tax. Dan McTeague, President of Canadians for Affordable Energy, and David Yager, Energy Policy Analyst, join Tanya to look at the reasons why.

The Liberal & NDP Partnership

The Liberal & NDP Partnership

Tanya joins David Clement, North American Affairs Manager for the Consumer Choice Centre, and Elliot Hughes, Senior Advisor with Summa Strategies, to examine the new agreement between the Liberals and the NDP and what will become of this new alliance.

What Is a Woman?

What Is a Woman?

Dr. Deborah Soh, author of ‘The End Of Gender,’ joins Tanya to discuss the controversial and complicated subject of gender identity and break down some of the confusion around the matter.

Current Events Panel

Current Events Panel

Political commentators Brock Stephenson and Yianni Macris join Tanya to discuss current events in Canada and around the world, including Alberta’s new Gas Tax Holiday, the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown, and the Prime Minister’s trip to the European Parliament, among others.

Critical Race Theory?

Critical Race Theory?

Tanya joins blogger and public speaker Samuel Sey to discuss the complexities and harms of critical race theory and what he sees as the links between Marxism and “CRT.”

The Online Streaming Act

The Online Streaming Act

Tanya welcomes Michelle Simard, corporate lawyer and privacy & cybersecurity specialist, and Kanisha Clarke, an independent management consultant. They discuss Bill C-11, also known as the Online Streaming Act, and how it differs from its predecessor, Bill C-10.

The Russian Invasion

The Russian Invasion

Tanya welcomes Bohdan Klid from the Canadian Institute for Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta and Clint Ehrlich, a foreign policy analyst & lawyer, to offer historical context to this war and discuss some of the factors that lead to the Russian invasion.

“Cancel Culture” in Medicine

“Cancel Culture” in Medicine

Tanya joins Dr. Chris Milburn, a Cape Breton doctor removed as head of emergency medicine for questioning some of the province’s COVID-19 decisions, and Civil Liberties Lawyer Lisa Bildy, who offers legal arguments surrounding cancel culture.

CPC Leadership Race

CPC Leadership Race

Tanya joins Mike Donison, political analyst, and Michael Diamond, founding principal with Upstream group, to provide a roadmap for the upcoming Conservative Party Leadership race and election.

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Tanya Granic Allen

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Tanya Granic Allen

Tanya Granic Allen is a Canadian commentator, social advocate, political activist, wife and mother.

Tanya is an accomplished national and international speaker and advocate for public policy around family, children, and women’s rights, including her participation in several UN Conferences. She is also the former president of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), an Ontario-based parental rights advocacy group.

More recently, Tanya was a candidate for the leadership of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party. There, she brought discussions to the forefront on issues such as Ontario’s sex education curriculum, the Green Energy contracts controversy, and carbon taxation.

Tanya has appeared on several media outlets, including: EWTN, The CBC, CTV, City TV, The National Post, and the Globe and Mail. She is a regular contributor on the Jerry Agar Show on CFRB 1010, and The Post Millennial.