Adam Daifallah (2004 - 2005)
Living in Sauvé House changed my views on certain issues and made me think about others in ways I had not considered before.
Adam is an author, journalist, lecturer and lawyer. He is a co-founder and partner at Hatley Strategies, a Montreal public affairs firm, teaches at McGill's Department of North American Studies and is a contributor to the National Post and Hudson New York.
Previously Adam was a lawyer at the firm of Norton Rose (then Ogilvy Renault).
Adam was a member of the editorial board at Canada’s National Post in Toronto from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that, he was a Washington, D.C. correspondent of The New York Sun.
Before becoming a journalist, Adam was active in student and party politics at the local, provincial and national levels. He was president of the Ontario Progressive Conservative (PC) Campus Association for the 2001-2002 school year, and policy director of the PC Youth Federation of Canada from 1998 until 2000.
He is co-author, with Tasha Kheiriddin, of the book Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution, which the Toronto Sun called “the most forward-thinking book on Canadian conservatism in more than a generation.” He worked on the book during his time as a Sauvé Scholar; it was published in the fall of 2005 and a book launch was held at Sauvé House.
Adam’s first book, Gritlock: Are the Liberals in Forever?, written with Peter G. White in 2001, was a manifesto advocating a merger of the old Progressive Conservative and Canadian Alliance parties.
A native of Peterborough, Ontario, Adam is a former provincial champion junior golfer and curler. He is a graduate of Queen’s University (BAH, History and Political Studies, 2002) and Université Laval in (LLB, 2008).
Recent articles published in the National Post
- Putting some sex in federalism
Who isn't at least mildly intrigued by the idea of founding a new country? It conjures up all sorts of romantic notions and fuzzy feelings. Defending federalism is defending the status quo -- which is almost always more difficult.
- Adam Daifallah on the death of William F. Buckley: A public intellectual in the truest sense
- Bye-Bye, Mr. Nice Guy
Watching Canadian Conservative parties lose elections is like a young child watching his favourite tragic movie: Despite the sad ending, he hopes that this time, it will turn out differently.
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Author, Journalist, Lawyer, Lecturer