Dr. Charles Hoffe was a family physician in Lytton, B.C. for almost 30 years until a forest fire burned down his clinic and much of the community in 2021. Among his 900 patients who received the COVID-19 vaccine, two patients went into anaphylactic shock, one person...
Frontier Talks to the Man on the Moon: Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Astronaut and Geologist
Original interview from June 8, 2010 Frontier Centre: Can you tell us a little about your professional background, specifically how you became interested in the climate change issue? Harrison Schmitt: I’m a geologist and the climate has had an awful lot to do with...
Martha Hall Findlay, Supply Management: Past its Expiration Date!
Martha Hall Findlay is an entrepreneur, lawyer and politician from Toronto. She is the Chief Legal Officer of EnStream LP (the mobile payments joint venture among Rogers, Bell and TELUS). She is the former Member of Parliament for Willowdale and recently ran for...
A Frontier Conversation with Leonard Gilroy, Director of Government Reform, Reason Foundation
A Frontier Conversation with Leonard Gilroy. Frontier Centre: Briefly can you describe the traditional procurement process? Leonard Gilroy: In a traditional procurement process for infrastructure, you tend to see a lot of bifurcation of the steps along the way. You...
Alberta Politics and Empty Promises of Health-care Solutions
The writ has been dropped and Albertans are off to the polls on May 29. That leaves just four weeks for political leaders and voters to sort out what is arguably the most divisive, yet significant, issue for this election - health care. On Day 2, NDP leader Rachel...
There’s Nothing Fair About Canadian Health Care
For the past 14 years, Vancouver surgeon Dr. Brian Day has led the charge for health-care reform, pushing for the right of patients to pay for private care if their health and well-being are threatened as a result of waiting in a stagnant and overburdened public...
Transformers: More than Meets the Eye
The path to net zero, based on the much disputed belief that carbon dioxide is a pollution, is more steep and impractical than most people realize. Replacing fossil fuels with clean electricity will require much more power generation and a greatly upgraded grid to...
A Frontier Conversation with The Hon. Edward Schreyer, Premier of Manitoba, 1969-1977
A Conversation on the Frontier with a former Premier of Manitoba from June 25, 2013.
Manny Jules, Chairman of the First Nations Tax Commission
Frontier’s Conversation with Manny Jules, head of the First Nations Tax Commission and former Chief of B.C.’s Kamloops Indian Band on good governance and property rights on First Nations.
Graham Lane, Retired Chair, Manitoba Public Utilities Board
A Conversation on the Frontier with Graham Lane after his speech “Dam-nation: Rolling the Dice on Manitoba’s Future” on June 5, 2013 in Winnipeg.
Dr. Stephen Blank, Transport Expert: Widening Competition in North American Freight Transport: The Impact of Cabotage
Inhibiting cross border integration with the United States and with Mexico makes the economy generally less efficient and raises costs. It’s a trade barrier that is found in many places and it makes things move less efficiently, raises the costs, and it increases environmental load because you are running more empty vehicles around.
Pierre Desrochers, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.: ‘The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-mile Diet’
The Frontier Centre interviewed Pierre Desrochers in Calgary on October 25,2012. His unique strength as one of the most well-known critics of the locavore movement is his knowledge of a broader set of issues than other critics who have attacked only one facet of this movement.
Aruna Papp, MA, ADR, MEd.
Frontier Centre: I would like you to tell us a little bit about what is ‘Honour-based violence’? Aruna Papp: Honour based violence is a crime committed in the name of protecting or defending family honour. It is usually committed by family members who believe that...
Professor Elizabeth Rata, Associate Professor in the School of Critical Studies in Education : Professor challenges cultural approach to schooling
The Frontier Centre interviewed Elizabeth Rata, an education professor at the University of Auckland, who believes the modern approach to Maori education focusing on difference and ‘re-tribalizing’ is misguided and will lead to failure.
Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism
Frontier interviews The Honourable Jason Kenney at a Lunch on the Frontier in Regina, May 18, 2012.