MACLEAN'S LIVE

Maclean's Live: A conversation with Paul Wells and an esteemed guest

A live discussion with a politician, writer, commentator or artist in an ongoing series, usually hosted by Paul Wells, senior writer

Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells hosts an interview series, usually held at the National Arts Centre, talking to politicians, public servants, writers, commentators, artists and more.

Who’s next?

Dr. Catherine Hankins and Dr. David Naylor on July 2, 2020 at 7 p.m. EDT: Here’s how to watch


Past guests include:

June 2020: Kevin Loring, playwright, actor, director of Indigenous Theatre at the NAC
June 2020: Guest host Desmond Cole with panelists Esi Edugyan, Robyn Maynard, Syrus Marcus Ware and Ian Williams
June 2020: Carol Anderson and Kevin Young
June 2020: Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux & Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard
May 2020: Health minister Patty Hajdu
May 2020: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney
April 2019: Bank of Canada governor, Stephen Poloz
February 2019: Canadian ambassador to the U.S., David MacNaughton
December 2018: Former prime minister Jean Chrétien
November 2018: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley
September 2018: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
June 2018: Jane Philpott, former minister of Indigenous services.
May 2018: Jason Kenney, leader of Alberta’s United Conservative Party (current Premier of Alberta)
April 2018: Katie Telford, chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
March 2018: Conservative leader Andrew Scheer
February 2018: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh.