The mainstream media set out a narrative that former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer lost the 2019 election because he was a social conservative. Even though his successor, Erin O’Toole, is unequivocally not a social conservative, he’s still dogged by questions about MPs in his caucus who are thanks to a media-led crusade against pro-life voices in Canadian politics. In this climate, what place, if any, do social conservatives have in Canadian politics? True North’s Andrew Lawton does a deep dive into this question from both political and cultural perspectives with RightNow cofounders Alissa Golob and Scott Hayward, and author Jonathon Van Maren. 


We’re asking readers, like you, to make a contribution in support of True North’s fact-based, independent journalism.

Unlike the mainstream media, True North isn’t getting a government bailout. Instead, we depend on the generosity of Canadians like you.

How can a media outlet be trusted to remain neutral and fair if they’re beneficiaries of a government handout? We don’t think they can.

This is why independent media in Canada is more important than ever. If you’re able, please make a tax-deductible donation to True North today. Thank you so much.