Authors » Brett Graham Fawcett

Brett Graham Fawcett is a teacher, theologian, and columnist who has written for several different publications. He is the winner of Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor Award for Social Studies Education and has just published his first book, Spitting Towards the West: Catholic Ruminations from the Edge of the Autism Spectrum.

    Articles by Brett Graham Fawcett

  • Posted: August 13, 2018

    The Order of Canada was founded in 1967 as a classic Canadian compromise between the aristocratic traditions of Mother Britain and the hyper-egalitarianism of our American neighbours. Ostensibly untainted by class or politics, it was intended to honour citizens from all walks of life who made significant contributions to the country simply because they “desire a better country”. But as Brian Fawcett explains in his review of a new book about the history of the OC, there is growing evidence that it has evolved into a smug, liberal, elitist club to which conservatives generally need not apply.