Dr. Jordan Peterson features at TDF's latest live event

See Conrad Black, Dr. Jordan Peterson, and Dr. Julie Ponesse live in Toronto at The Democracy Fund's third installment of The History of Civil Liberties event series.

TORONTO: The Democracy Fund (TDF) is hosting the third instalment of our series, The History of Civil Liberties in Canada, with TDF’s Historian in Residence, Conrad Black, featuring acclaimed guest speaker Dr. Jordan Peterson.

Conrad Black and Dr. Peterson will discuss the topic of civil liberties in Canada from both a present-day and historical perspective focusing on the issue of constitutional rights and freedoms in Canada.

The third installment of this series will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. ET at Canada Christian College, located at 300 Water Street in Whitby, Ontario.

In this important public series, Conrad Black will engage with distinguished guests for informative, challenging and educational discourse and open exchanges on the history of civil liberties, as well as constitutional rights and freedoms in Canada.

TDF is offering guests four different ticket options to select from. Available ticket packages include the following:


Price: $20.00

Attend ONLINE only, via Zoom


Price: $50.00 – $100.00

General admission for the main event only (seats range from further from the stage to mid-way to the stage) – reception, dinner and online attendance not included


Price: $250.00

Ticket package includes pre-event reception with wine and cheese (beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET), offering the opportunity to mix and mingle with prestigious guests, such as Conrad Black himself, Dr. Julie Ponesse, as well as TDF’s legal team. Ticket package also includes in-person general admission to the main event.

DINNER PACKAGE (Limited Seating Available)| 6:00PM - 10:30PM 

Price: $750.00

Ticket package includes exclusive access to a post-event dinner reception, the opportunity to intimately converse with Conrad Black, Dr. Jordan Peterson and Dr. Julie Ponesse over a 3-course meal. Package also includes in-person general admission to the main event, and the pre-event VIP reception. More information about this package will be available to purchasing guests.

About Jordan Peterson:

Raised in Alberta and a long-time resident of Toronto, Dr. Jordan Peterson has become the most recognized academic in the world. Dr. Peterson is well known for his defence of free speech and objection to coerced language. In 2016, Dr. Peterson rose to unprecedented international prominence as a public intellectual and educator. 

Dr. Peterson is a clinical psychologist and professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. From 1993 to 1998, he served as an assistant and then associate professor of psychology at Harvard.

Through his best-selling books and media appearances, Dr. Peterson has impacted humanity significantly. His YouTube channel has almost 6 million subscribers, and he regularly hosts fascinating discussions with lead intellectuals worldwide. His book, "12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos," was published in 2018 and has sold over 4 million copies internationally. The sequel, "Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life," was released on March 2, 2021.

About Conrad Black:

Conrad Black is a financier and an esteemed columnist, writer, radio and television commentator, who is well known for creating a media legacy and one of the world’s largest newspaper companies, Hollinger International. He was also founder of Canada’s National Post and has written books on Canadian and American history, as well as acclaimed biographies of figures such as former premier of Quebec, Maurice Duplessis, and US presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Nixon and Donald Trump.

About The Democracy Fund:
Founded in 2021, The Democracy Fund (TDF) is a Canadian charity dedicated to constitutional rights, advancing education and relieving poverty. TDF promotes constitutional rights through litigation and public education. TDF supports an access to justice initiative for Canadians whose civil liberties have been infringed by government lockdowns and other public policy responses to the pandemic.