When telling noble lies erodes public trust
TDF Ethics Scholar Dr. Julie Ponesse speaks with Dr. Jay Bhattacharya about science, public health, informed consent, trust and the future of COVID-19.
TDF Ethics Scholar writes open letter to university students
Dr. Julie Ponesse publishes an open letter to Canada’s university students encouraging students to resist COVID-19 coercion.
How art shapes narrative and the way we see the world
Dr. Julie Ponesse speaks with hyper-surrealist, award-winning artist, Josh Tiessen, about the power art has to communicate ideas and messages about our world.
The power post-secondary students have in resisting COVID-19 mandates
Dr. Julie Ponesse speaks to the members of three different student advocacy groups who have been fighting against the COVID-19 mandates.
Dr. Julie Ponesse speaks at Western U rally opposing booster mandates
Dr. Julie Ponesse joined students opposing COVID-19 booster mandates.
Dr. Julie Ponesse reacts to Western U's booster mandate
Dr. Julie Ponesse gives her thoughts on Western University's newly-imposed booster mandate.
When practicing religion is like living behind the Iron Curtain
Dr. Julie Ponesse speaks with Pastor Artur Pawlowski about his experience dealing with the police, getting fined repeatedly, and ultimately being arrested and held in solitary confinement for 40 days.
Canada’s excellent history of civil and human rights
TDF's Historian in Residence Conrad Black discusses the history of civil liberties in Canada.
From free exchange of ideas to conformity
Dr. Julie Ponesse speaks with Ryerson students, Curtis Heinen and Vina Quiambao, about what the university environment is like today and their experience of not complying with the vaccine mandate.
How do we become civil again?
TDF's Ethics Scholar, Dr. Julie Ponesse, looks at what incivility is costing us, its close relationship to fear and how we can become civil again.