Our Authors are the heart and soul of c2c Journal. Their breadth of knowledge and experience makes this magazine what we know today. We thank them for their time, dedication and effort.

A.M.C. Waterman

Anthony Waterman is Fellow of St John's College, Winnipeg and Professor Emeritus of Economics in the University of Manitoba. His most recent book is Political... Learn more »

Aaron Gunn

Aaron Gunn is executive director of Generation Screwed for the Canadian Taxpayers... Learn more »

Adam Daifallah

Adam Daifallah is a Montreal-based lawyer, author and journalist. He has worked as a member of the National Post editorial board and as a Washington... Learn more »

Alexandra Pope

Alexandra Pope is a writer and editor based in... Learn more »

Alexei Simakov

Alexei has completed a Bachelors of Arts at McGill, studying International Development and Economics, served as president of the Conservative Association at... Learn more »

A.M. Juster

A.M. Juster’s recent books of poetry and translations are Saint Aldhelm’s Riddles (University of Toronto Press 2015), Sleaze & Slander (Measure Press... Learn more »

Amela Karabegovic

Amela Karabegovic is an economists with the Fraser... Learn more »

Andrea Mrozek

Andrea Mrozek is Manager of Research and Communications at the Institute of Marriage and Family... Learn more »

Andrei Mincov

Andrei Mincov is a copyright and trademarks lawyer with over 15 years of international experience. He came to Canada in 2007 and, after getting his Canadian... Learn more »

Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed is a Canadian Ph.D. student in the Politics Department at Queen Mary College, University of London,... Learn more »

Aruna Papp

Aruna Papp is the co-author with Barbara Kay of Unworthy Creature—A Punjabi Daughter’s Memoir of Honour, Shame and Love, published in 2011 by Freedom... Learn more »

Barbara Kay

Barbara Kay is a weekly columnist for the National Post. She is the author of three books, her latest an equestrian mystery novel, A Three Day Event, available... Learn more »

Benjamin Perrin

Benjamin Perrin co-founded C2C and served on its Board of Directors. He is Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law. He was... Learn more »

Bill Robson

Bill Robson took office as President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute in July 2006, after serving as the Institute’s Senior Vice President since 2003 and... Learn more »

Bob Tarantino

Bob Tarantino is a Toronto lawyer and... Learn more »

Brendan Steven

Brendan is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Canadian Studies at McGill University. In January 2011, he co-founded the Prince... Learn more »

Brian Kelcey

A former advisor to Sam Katz, Mayor of Winnipeg, Brian Kelcey also worked as the CTF’s Manitoba director from 1995-1997, and he later served as a senior... Learn more »

Brian Lee Crowley

Brian Lee Crowley, the author of Fearful Symmetry, is the founding president of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), a public policy think tank in... Learn more »

Brigitte Pellerin

Brigitte Pellerin is a writer and filmmaker whose first novel, she hopes, tells a great... Learn more »

Carter Vance

Carter Vance is an MA candidate in Political Economy at Carleton University in... Learn more »

Celeste McGovern

Celeste McGovern is a Canadian journalist based in the U.K. Her blog about public health issues is... Learn more »

Charles Cirtwill

Charles Cirtwill is president and CEO of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, an independent social and economic policy think-tank based in... Learn more »

Chris Schafer

Chris Schafer - B.A. (Laurier), M.A. (Western), LL.B. (Osgoode Hall), is the Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation. Prior to joining the... Learn more »

Christopher Sands

Christopher Sands is Senior Research Professor and Director of the Center for Canadian Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International... Learn more »

Colin Pearce

Colin D. Pearce holds a PhD in political science from the University of Toronto. He has published numerous articles on politics, philosophy, and literature in... Learn more »

Collin May

Collin May, a member of C2C’s editorial board, is a graduate of Harvard and the Ecole des hautes etudes in Paris. His area of specialization is the history... Learn more »

Colman Byfield

Colman Byfield is an Alberta writer and columnist with SunMedia... Learn more »

Conrad Black

Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour, is a historian, columnist and publisher who was for a time the third biggest newspaper magnate in the... Learn more »

Constance Van Horne

Constance Van Horne is a PhD student in management at the Université Laval. Her thesis concerns the transfer of knowledge and technology developed in centres... Learn more »

Dale Eisler

Dale Eisler worked in Canadian print journalism for many years and later served as Assistant Secretary to Cabinet in the Privy Council Office during the Martin... Learn more »

Daniel Bazalel Richardsen

Daniel Bezalel Richardsen is the founder and editor of Foment, the literary journal of the Ottawa International Writers Festival, Canada’s largest... Learn more »

Danielle Hartung

Danielle has completed a BA in Communications and a BA in Psychology at the University of Calgary, served as Director of Communications for the Wildrose on... Learn more »

Dave Quist

Dave Quist is Executive Director at the Institute of Marriage and Family... Learn more »

David Frum

David Frum is the author, most recently, of COMEBACK: Conservatism That Can Win Again (2008). He is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and... Learn more »

David R. Henderson

David R. Henderson is an economics professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and a research fellow with the Hoover Institution. He was... Learn more »

David W. Livingstone

David Livingstone earned his PhD in Politics at the University of Dallas, where he served as the assistant dean of the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts.... Learn more »

Don Hutchinson

Don Hutchinson is an Ottawa... Learn more »

Douglas Farrow

Douglas Farrow is Professor of Christian Thought and holder of the Kennedy Smith Chair in Catholic Studies at McGill University in Montreal. He is the author... Learn more »

Dr. Barry Cooper

Barry Cooper is a professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary and a Senior Fellow at the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs... Learn more »

Travis D. Smith

Dr. Travis D. Smith is assistant professor of political science at Concordia University in Montreal where he teaches political theory. His doctoral... Learn more »

Elizabeth Brubaker

Elizabeth Brubaker is the executive director of Environment Probe. The organization champions the use of property rights, markets, and decentralized decision... Learn more »

Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson is the capitol bureau reporter with the Pelican Institute for Public Policy (Learn more »

Fred Litwin

Fred Litwin is the President of the Free Thinking Film Society of Ottawa and author of Conservative Confidential: Inside The Fabulous Blue Tent. You can reach... Learn more »

Geoffrey Hale

Geoffrey Hale is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Lethbridge, and author of Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and... Learn more »

George Koch

George Koch is a free-lance journalist and... Learn more »

Gerald Thomas

Gerald Thomas is a Senior Policy Analyst with the Center of Addictions Research of BC and an Adjunct Professor in Political Science at the University of... Learn more »

Gerald Russell

Since joining the British Foreign Service in 1995, Gerard Russell headed one of Britain’s diplomatic missions (as Consul General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) and... Learn more »

Geoff Owen

Geoff Owen is an independent contractor specializing in developing and communicating public policy ideas, particularly in respect of economic... Learn more »

Gordon Gibson

Gordon Gibson was born in Vancouver in 1937. He attended the University of British Columbia (B.A. Honours Mathematics and Physics '59), Harvard Business School... Learn more »

Grant Morgan

Grant Morgan is originally from Kingston, Ontario. He received his LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario in 2005 and his MA in International Relations... Learn more »

Gwyn Morgan

Gwyn Morgan is a nationally recognized business leader, a strong believer in the importance of world class Canadian head-quartered international enterprises... Learn more »

Heather Bone

Heather is a third year student at the University of Waterloo, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Heather has worked in the office a PC Ontario... Learn more »

Hymie Rubenstein

Hymie Rubenstein is a retired professor of anthropology, faculty of arts, University of... Learn more »

Ira Glasner

Ira Glasner is an associate at the Strategic Counsel in... Learn more »

Jackson Doughart

Jackson Doughart is an editor of the Prince Arthur... Learn more »

Jaime Watt

Jaime Watt is Principal at Ensight Canada, a government relations consultancy based in Toronto and... Learn more »

James Bissett

Mr. Bissett is a former Canadian Ambassador with 36 years of service in the Government of Canada. He was the Canadian Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, and... Learn more »

James Wielgosz

James Wielgosz served in a number of key ministerial roles in the Harper government and is now managing director for Career Skills Incubator, a non-profit that... Learn more »

Jasmin Guenette

Jasmin Guénette was coordinator and then director of public affairs at the Montreal Economic Institute from 2002 to 2008. He left the MEI in early 2008 to... Learn more »

Jason Tucker

Jason Tucker is a recent political science graduate specializing in international relations and public... Learn more »

Jason Unrau

Jason Unrau is an Ottawa-based freelance... Learn more »

Jason VandenBeukel

Jason VandenBeukel is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at the University of... Learn more »

Jeff Hodgson

Jeff Hodgson is a freelance writer specializing in politics and public policy. His columns are published monthly at the website Poletical -... Learn more »

Jesse Freedman

Jesse has completed a Bachelor of Arts, with a double major in Politics and Philosophy, at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Jesse has... Learn more »

Jesse N. Barnett

Jesse N. Barnett is studying international economics in the Energy, Resources and Environment Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced... Learn more »

Joanne Marcotte

Joanne Marcotte is the director of L’Illusion tranquille (2006) - The Quiet Illusion - , a self-financed documentary that strongly challenges the so-called... Learn more »

Joel Oosterman

Joel Oosterman serves as the Chief of Staff and Legislative Assistant to Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan - St. Paul. In this capacity, Joel has... Learn more »

John Carpay

John Carpay is co-author with Michael Kennedy of the Campus Freedom Index, measuring the state of free speech at Canadian public universities. View the full... Learn more »

John Robson

John Robson is a columnist with the National... Learn more »

John Weissenberger

John Weissenberger is a petroleum geologist and student of history, whose family experienced life in the Balkans. He has written for the National Post and... Learn more »

John Whittaker

John Whittaker is a policy analyst at the Manning Centre where he focuses on municipal fiscal issues in Canada. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics... Learn more »

Jordan Michael Smith

Jordan Michael Smith is a Toronto-born writer living in Washington, D.C. He is a contributing writer at Salon and the Christian Science... Learn more »

Jordan Smith

Jordan Michael Smith is a Toronto-born writer living in Washington, D.C. He is a contributing writer at Salon and the Christian Science... Learn more »

Julia Belluz

Julia Belluz ( is a National Magazine Award-winning journalist focused on health care, policy and medical politics. She is currently... Learn more »

Karen Selick

Karen Selick is the Litigation Director for the Canadian Constitution Foundation. She received her Bachelor of Law degree in 1976 from the University of... Learn more »

Ken Boessenkool

Ken Boessenkool is a former senior advisor to the Rt. Hon. Stephen... Learn more »

Kenneth Green

Kenneth P. Green is a Senior Fellow at the Fraser... Learn more »

Kostas Sasmatzoglou

Kostas Sasmatzoglou, born in 1971 in Toronto, is the spokesman and head of the press and communications department for the European People’s Party (EPP).... Learn more »

Kyle Jantzen

Dr. Kyle Jantzen is Associate Professor of History at Ambrose University College in Calgary. His current research interests revolve around religious... Learn more »

Landon Tulk

Landon is a Political Science student at the University of Western Ontario in London. Landon has volunteered on eight federal election campaigns for the... Learn more »

Leif Malling

Leif Malling is a Toronto-based management consultant and co-founder of Blue Skies... Learn more »

Lucas Robinson

Lucas Robinson is a freelance writer currently based in Ottawa, and a former researcher with CARE Canada. He has worked in Asia, Africa, North America and... Learn more »

Marco Navarro-Genie

Marco Navarro-Genie is President at the Halifax-based Atlantic Institute for Market Studies... Learn more »

Margret Kopala

Formerly Director of Research and Policy Development of the Canadian Centre of Policy Studies, Margret Kopala has written extensively on the subject of drug... Learn more »

Mark Mercer

Mark Mercer is a professor of philosophy and serves as the chair of the philosophy department at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. He is also the president... Learn more »

Mark Milke

Mark Milke is a Calgary author and keynote speaker and a founding editor of C2C... Learn more »

Martin Grün

Martin Grün is a Calgary based... Learn more »

Mathieu Dumont

Mathieu Paul Dumont is a student of Political Science and Philosophy, Managing Editor of the Prince Arthur Herald, and a Research Analyst with the NATO... Learn more »

Matthew Lau

Matthew Lau is a finance and economics student at the University of... Learn more »

Michael Brock

Mike Brock is a Toronto-based software engineer, who has had a long involvement in political activism and human rights issues. Mike currently appears on a... Learn more »

Michael Cust

Michael Cust is an MSc Philosophy and Public Policy student at the London School of Economics. He holds a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Alberta and... Learn more »

Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy is co-author with John Carpay of the Campus Freedom Index, measuring the state of free speech at Canadian public universities. View the full... Learn more »

Michael Kydd

Michael Kydd is Research Coordinator at the Halifax-based Atlantic Institute for Market Studies... Learn more »

Michael Lindsay

Michael Lindsay recently completed a doctorate at Oxford University's Department of Political Science and International Relations. He has authored numerous... Learn more »

Michael Ohanion

Michael O’Hanlon is a senior fellow at Brookings and author of The Science of War. Michael O’Hanlon specializes in national security and defense policy and... Learn more »

Michael Taube

Michael Taube is a columnist for The Washington Times and a weekly pundit on CTV News... Learn more »

Michael Wagner

Michael Wagner is an Edmonton researcher and writer. He is the author of Standing on Guard for Thee: The Past, Present and Future of Canada’s Christian... Learn more »

Michael Walker

Michael Walker is the founder of the Fraser... Learn more »

Nadeem Esmail

Nadeem Esmail is a Senior Fellow with the Fraser... Learn more »

Niels Veldhuis

Niels Veldhuis is the director of fiscal studies and a senior economist at The Fraser Institute. He has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, with... Learn more »

Nigel Hannaford

Nigel Hannaford is a longtime Calgary journalist who has covered numerous energy booms and... Learn more »

Patrick Donnelly

Patrick Donnelly is an energy securities lawyer in Calgary with the... Learn more »

Patrick Keeney

Patrick Keeney is currently residing in Thailand, where he is an educational advisor to the Ban Maeta Children’s Village in Phrae, Thailand. He invites... Learn more »

Paul Stanway

Paul Stanway is a Calgary-based author and communications consultant who spent 35 years in the newspaper industry in Canada and the United Kingdom, and would... Learn more »

Peter Shawn Taylor

Peter Shawn Taylor is editor-at-large of Maclean’s. He lives in... Learn more »

Peter Stockland

Peter Stockland is the publisher of Convivium magazine for the think-tank... Learn more »

Pierre Desrochers

Pierre Desrochers is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Toronto... Learn more »

Pierre Lemieux

Pierre Lemieux is an economist and author who lives in Maine. His upcoming book (with William Bonner) is The Idea of America: What It Was and How It Was... Learn more »

Preston Manning

Mr. Manning served as a Member of the Canadian Parliament from 1993 to 2001. He founded two new political parties – the Reform Party of Canada and the... Learn more »

Raj Sharma

Raj Sharma is the managing partner of Stewart Sharma Harsanyi, a Calgary immigration law... Learn more »

Renaud Brossard

Renaud is currently completing a bachelor's degree in business administration (BBA) with a specialization in International Business at l'École des Sciences de... Learn more »

Renze Nauta

Renze Nauta is an Edmontonian studying at the Dominican University in Ottawa. He is a Conservative activist and previously worked as a staffer in the Harper... Learn more »

Richard Bastien

Richard Bastien worked more than 30 years as an economist in the Ministry of Finance in Ottawa. He is a founding member of Égards, a conservative... Learn more »

Rodney A. Clifton

Rodney Clifton is a professor emeritus, faculty of education, University of... Learn more »

Ryan Rados

Ryan Rados is the founder and editor of, a journal of polemics and political commentary for... Learn more »

Salim Mansur

Salim Mansur is Associate professor of political science at the University of Western Ontario and a columnist for the Sun Media, and on the board of directors... Learn more »

Scott Reid

Scott Reid has been a member of Parliament since 2000. He currently serves as the government's Deputy House Leader, and since 2008 he has served as the chair... Learn more »

Sean Speer

Sean Speer is a former senior advisor to the Rt. Hon. Stephen... Learn more »

Shuvaloy Majumdar

Shuvaloy Majumdar is a Visiting Scholar at the University of British Columbia with a focus on foreign policy and Middle East democratization. From UBC’s Liu... Learn more »

Steven Hoffman

Steven Hoffman is an assistant professor at McMaster University and the McMaster Health Forum, a visiting assistant professor at the Harvard School of Public... Learn more »

Sylvia Leroy

Sylvia LeRoy is a strategic communications advisor for the National Research Council. She previously worked as a policy and communications consultant for a... Learn more »

Tamara Cherry

Originally from Regina, Sask., Tamara Cherry worked at the Regina Leader-Post, Calgary Herald and Toronto Star before arriving at the Toronto Sun in 2007. As a... Learn more »

Taylor Kawaguchi

Taylor has completed a Master’s degree in Public Policy with a focus on International Trade and Immigration at the University of Calgary School of Public... Learn more »

Tom Flanagan

Tom Flanagan is professor of political science at the University of... Learn more »

Vanessa Walsh

Vanessa Walsh is a recent graduate from Queen's University and is active in conservative politics. Other students opposed to involuntary financial support for... Learn more »

Vaughn Palmer

Vaughn Palmer is the chief political columnist for The Vancouver Sun, and he hosts a weekly TV show about B.C.’s political... Learn more »

Vincent Geloso

Vincent Geloso graduated from Montreal University in economics and politics in 2009. He currently attends the London School of Economics as a Ph.D student in... Learn more »

Will Randall

Will S. Randall II, B.Sc. (Georgia Tech), J.D. (Case Western Reserve), LL.M. (Calgary), of the Texas Bar. Mr. Randall is completing articling for call to the... Learn more »