Brian Peckford interview

The last living premier who helped craft the 1982 Constitution says COVID-19 is no justification for denying Canadians the rights and freedoms laid out in the Charter.

Former Newfoundland premier Brian Peckford says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is exceeding his authority as his father did. During a December 16 interview with video logger Laura Lynn Thompson, Peckford recalled constitutional negotiations with Pierre Trudeau.

Senior Contributor (Saskatchewan)

Lee Harding is the Senior Saskatchewan Contributor for the Western Standard and Saskatchewan Standard based in the Regina Bureau. He has served as the Saskatchewan Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

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