About True North

True North (tnc.news) is a Canadian digital media platform with a conservative editorial position. Through our journalism, we seek to provide Canadians with fair, accurate, truthful and fact-based news reports, analysis, investigative reports, podcasts, interviews and documentaries. True North journalists are professional, independent and credentialed members of the Independent Press Gallery of Canada. All True North journalists must pledge to respect and uphold the Principles of Conduct laid out in the International Federation of Journalists’ Bordeaux Declaration.

Its parent group, True North Centre for Public Policy, is an independent, non-governmental, non-partisan think tank and public policy organization that conducts research and investigative journalism on important public issues in Canada, including but not limited to immigration, integration and national security. It is a registered Canadian charity.

Candice Malcolm

Candice Malcolm is a best-selling author, investigative journalist, nationally syndicated columnist with the Toronto Sun, and the founder and Editor-in-Chief of True North.

She has reported from war zones, broken news stories that have made headlines worldwide, and exposed major terrorist networks operating in Canada. Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Candice has two masters degrees, has travelled all over the world, and is married with two little kids.

Andrew Lawton

Andrew Lawton is a senior journalist at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show. He is the author of the #1 bestseller The Freedom Convoy: The Inside Story of Three Weeks that Shook the World, an investigative look behind the scenes of the 2022 convoy protests. Andrew publishes a self-titled Substack newsletter. Previously, he hosted a daily talk radio show on 980 CFPL in London, and wrote a national column for Global News analyzing politics and culture. His written work has been published across the world, including in the Washington Post, the National Post, and the Sun newspaper chain. Andrew has appeared as a commentator on CBC, CTV, TVO, CTS, and BBC World.

Lindsay Shepherd

Lindsay Shepherd is a contributor at True North and author of Diversity and Exclusion: Confronting the Campus Free Speech Crisis. Lindsay holds an M.A. in Cultural Analysis and Social Theory from Wilfrid Laurier University. She has been published in The Post Millennial, Maclean’s, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, and Quillette. She was the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Award from Heterodox Academy and the 2018 Harry Weldon Canadian Values Award from the Peace, Order and Good Government think tank.

Sue-Ann Levy

Sue-Ann Levy built up a loyal readership of both fans and detractors over her 31 years on the political and investigative beats for the Toronto Sun and the Post Media chain of newspapers. She is a two-time investigative reporting award winner and nine-time winner of the Toronto Sun’s Readers Choice award for news writer. In late August of 2016, Sue-Ann’s first book--Underdog: Confessions of a Right-Wing, Gay Jewish Muckraker--was released by Penguin Random House Canada.

Mark Bonokoski

Mark Bonokoski is a columnist at True North. Mark was inducted into the Canadian News Hall of Fame in 2017 and has worked in a number of roles throughout his journalism career – general assignment reporter, columnist, bureau chief, editor and publisher and CEO. He has been published in several media outlets – including MacLean’s, Toronto Sun and Reader’s Digest.

Cosmin Dzsurdzsa

As a media professional, Cosmin Dzsurdzsa has years of experience working with some of the fastest-growing independent media outlets in Canada. Prior to his current position, he was a senior editor and content writer at the Post Millennial. To date, his investigative work has been referenced by CBC News, Rebel News, CTV News, the Western Standard and other major media outlets. Cosmin has a BA in English Literature from the University of Waterloo.

Rupa Subramanya

Rupa Subramanya is podcast host and columnist at True North. She is also a freelance columnist for the National Post and Nikkei. Rupa strives to report the truth about the issues that affect Canadians. Rupa’s factual and honest reporting of the Freedom Convoy debunked many of the misleading claims pushed by the legacy media. Unlike many legacy media reporters, Rupa was on the ground in Ottawa and talked to the truckers in order to tell their stories. She’s currently based out of Ottawa.

Harrison Faulkner

Harrison Faulkner is a digital media producer and reporter with True North, helping to manage the social media operation and produce the Candice Malcolm Show. Harrison's work focuses on campus issues, conservative activism throughout Canada and civil liberties. Harrison studied journalism at Ryerson University.

Samuel Sey

Samuel Sey is a Ghanaian-Canadian who lives in Brampton. In addition to his work with True North, he has contributed to many Canadian and US-based news organizations, including the Daily Wire, the Christian Post and TheBlaze.com. Sam is committed to addressing racial, cultural and political issues with biblical theology and an attempt to be quick to listen and slow to speak.

Elie Cantin-Nantel

Elie Cantin-Nantel is a journalist for True North based out of Ottawa, Ontario. He is currently working towards a Joint Honours in Communication and Political Science at the University of Ottawa. Elie's work has also been published in The Post Millennial, and he has made appearances on CTV, CBC, 580 CFRA, SAUGA 960 AM, and the Faytene Show. Originally from Quebec, Elie is fully bilingual in French and English.

Rachel Emmanuel

Rachel is a seasoned political reporter who’s covered government institutions from a variety of levels. A Carleton University journalism graduate, she was a multimedia reporter for three local Niagara newspapers. Her work has been published in the Toronto Star. Rachel was the inaugural recipient of the Political Matters internship, placing her at The Globe and Mail’s parliamentary bureau. She spent three years covering the federal government for iPolitics. Rachel is the Alberta correspondent for True North based in Edmonton.

Raheel Raza

Author of “Their Jihad… Not My Jihad”, Raheel Raza is a public speaker, Consultant for Interfaith and Intercultural diversity, documentary film maker, freelance journalist and founder of SAMA’ (Sacred Arts ad Music Alliance). She was appointed to and served three years on The Public Service Committee for Ontario College of Teachers.

Danny Eisen

Danny Eisen is a Toronto-based consultant and the cofounder of the Canadian Coalition Against Terror (C-CAT). C-CAT led the campaign for the passage of the Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act (JVTA), which was passed into law by Parliament in 2012. C-CAT also led the successful campaign in Canada to have 9/11 declared a National Day of Service.