CONRAD BACK: The History of Civil Liberties in Canada

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 07:30 PM


The Carlu
444 Yonge St
Toronto, ON M5B 2H4
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Join us for an evening of provocative insight on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. EDT for the special premiere event of The History of Civil Liberties in Canada, the first in a six-part limited series hosted by TDF’s Historian in Residence, Conrad Black.

An accomplished historian, Conrad Black will discuss his perspective on civil liberties in Canada and the history of constitutional rights and freedoms in Canada.

This very special premiere event will be hosted in downtown Toronto in the Concert Hall at The Carlu. Designated as a National Historic Site and recognized for its superlative Art Moderne architecture, The Carlu is located at 444 Yonge Street, on the 7th floor, near the intersection of Yonge and College Street.

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


Price: $11.00

Attend ONLINE only, via Zoom – in-person attendance, reception and dinner not included.


Price: $22.00

General admission for the main event only – reception, dinner and online attendance not included.


Price: $75.00

Ticket package includes pre-event wine and cheese reception (beginning at 6:30 p.m. EDT), offering the opportunity to mix and mingle with prestigious guests, such as Conrad Black himself, Dr. Julie Ponesse, TDF’s legal team, as well as Ezra Levant from Rebel News. Ticket package also includes in-person general admission to the main event.

DINNER PACKAGE (Limited Seating Available)

Price: $250.00

Ticket package includes an exquisite 4-course meal, with tasteful wine choices, prepared by renowned Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality. Package also includes in-person general admission to the main event, and the pre-event wine and cheese reception

You won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind series! Remember, availability is limited so purchase your tickets today!

About Conrad Black:

In case you are unfamiliar with Conrad Black, he 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 registered Canadian charity dedicated to preserving constitutional rights through litigation and public education, as well as advancing education through journalism placement programs.

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