Award-winning Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells welcomed special guest Steven Page, singer-songwriter and co-founding member of beloved Canadian rock band, Barenaked Ladies, for a candid conversation in this virtual Maclean’s Live.
They talked about life, work and the impact of the lockdown on creativity, including the recent cancellation of Page’s new musical debut at the Stratford Festival, entitled Here’s What It Takes. There was also a live performance by Page.
You can watch the full replay of the conversation above.
In February, Paul Wells sat down with Denise Batters, Paula Simons and Jane Cordy. Last December, he sat down with Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-François Blanchet. In November, he sat down with The Atlantic writer David Frum. In May, he sat down with international president of Médecins Sans Frontières Joanne Liu. In April, he sat down with Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz. In March, he sat down with Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed. In February, he sat down with Canadian ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton. Last December, he sat down with former prime minister Jean Chrétien. Last November, he sat down with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. In October, he chatted with renowned Canadian artist Edward Burtynsky. In September, he sat down with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In June, he sat down with Jane Philpott, minister of Indigenous services. In May, he sat down with Jason Kenney, leader of Alberta’s United Conservative Party. In April, he sat down with Katie Telford, chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In March, he sat down with Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. And in February, he sat down with NDP leader Jagmeet Singh.