Buffalo Team


Giordano Baratta

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Giordano is a student of Political Science and History at McGill University. He has contributed to the McGill International Review and the National Telegraph in the past. An admirer of one-nation conservatism, he advocates for improved indigenous-federal relations on that basis, in addition to greater communitarianism, support for the family, and the protection of tradition in modern-day Canada. He greatly admires Burke and Disraeli as political leaders and aspires to see more Canadian politicians follow in their footsteps.

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Samuel Abbott

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Sam is a student at Queen’s University pursuing a degree in Kinesiology. He has recently worked as the Vice-President of the Public Board Council for Ontario, as well as the Student Trustee for the Renfrew County District School Board. His passions include education, faith, and health sciences. 

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Nasri Chamas


Nasri is a Masters student of Criminology at the University of Ottawa. His research project involves comparing government-funded deradicalization programs to informal deradicalization programs established by religious institutions in Ontario. An advocate for improved indigenous-federal relations and a reservist in the Royal Canadian Navy. Nasri hopes to pursue a career in public service or social work. 

Lucas Holtvluwer 

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Lucas is a Ontario based writer who has written for a number of new media publications on a wide variety of topics including Indigenous issues, firearms stories, Canadian energy, and provincial and federal politics. If you’re interested in honest news from a different perspective than is presented in the mainstream press, check out his work here.

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Karunesh Saroya

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Karunesh K. Saroya- With experience working on political campaigns from a very young age, Karunesh knows the ins and outs of how politics, political parties and politicians work. Combined with his hands on knowledge of business & government he provides informative insights to his readers.

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Shay Yellowbird


Shay Yellowbird has worked with the Pre Employment Support Program as a Senior Advisor with Samson Cree Nation since 2014. He's currently in his 2nd year of his business administration diploma. His previous experience includes working with people in a variety capacities across a different industries such as social work, banking, sales, and customer service. 


Samuel Blackett


Sam is a fourth year student at the University of Alberta pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Marketing. Previously Sam worked as a Communications Officer for the UCP Government Caucus. Sam has been actively involved in conservative politics since the age of 17, and gained a significant social media following with his political commentary segments that launched his political career. 

B'Nai Brith Canada


B’nai Brith Canada is the country’s oldest independent Jewish Human Rights organization. We are a principled grassroots voice, dedicated to eradicating racism, antisemitism and hatred in all its forms, championing the rights of the marginalized, while providing basic human needs for members of our community.  Read more on their website

Canadian Civil Liberties Association


CCLA fights for the civil liberties, human rights, and democratic freedoms of all people across Canada. Founded in 1964, we are an independent, national, nongovernmental organization, working in the courts, before legislative committees, in the classrooms, and in the streets, protecting the dignity and rights of people in Canada.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers


The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) represents companies large and small that explore for, develop and produce natural gas and oil throughout Canada. CAPP’s work is carried out through a variety of specialized Policy Groups and Priority Steering Groups supported by CAPP staff, CAPP members, subject matter experts and working groups.

Christopher di Armani


Christopher di Armani is a freedom-loving Amazon bestselling author and current events commentator from Lytton, BC, Canada, who strives to awaken the passion for liberty inside everyone he meets.
Christopher writes daily about politics and current events on his website

Ian Bradbury


Ian Bradbury has over 20 years’ experience in the security and defense sectors. Mr. Bradbury is the head of a Canadian stability and peace support organization, and a private strategic advisory firm. Ian is also a columnist for Homeland security today magazine, a TEDx speaker, and he sits on multiple working groups and global coalitions.

John Carpay


John Carpay was born in the Netherlands, and grew up in British Columbia, John served the Canadian Taxpayers Federation as Alberta Director from 2001 to 2005, advocating for lower taxes, less waste, and accountable government. As the founder and president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, John has devoted his legal career to defending constitutional freedoms through litigation and education.

Canadian Constitutional Foundation


The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is a registered charity, independent and non-partisan. We defend the constitutional rights and freedoms of Canadians in the courts of law and public opinion.

Canadian Energy Centre


The Canadian Energy Centre aims to raise understanding of our energy sector's value to Canada and the world, by sharing knowledge, facts, ideas, and information.

Defend Dignity

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Defend Dignity exists to end all forms of sexual exploitation in Canada.

Commercial sexual exploitation includes: pornography, strip clubs, escorts, massage parlors and prostitution. All involve the selling of sexual services which undermine the dignity of women, men and children and are detrimental to a healthy society.

Alexander Dhaliwal

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Alex Dhaliwal is a Political Science and History graduate from the University of Calgary, where he served as the President for its Campus Conservatives. Alex has actively written on relevant Canadian and International issues as a freelance writer with several prominent interviews under his belt. He has volunteered on several political campaigns, offering assistance on campaign managing, communications, and community outreach. He now works for the government as a Communications Officer, and hopes to pursue a career in either communications, public relations or journalism. He is the Communications Advisor to Beyond Political and formerly The Buffalo Tribune.

Jon Dziadyk


Edmonton City Councilor, Ward 3 - Jon Dziadyk (za-dyk) is committed to standing up for North Side communities, respecting the taxpayer, and encouraging civic engagement. As a Councillor, he is the Vice Chair of both the Community and Public Services Committee and the Edmonton Salutes Committee. He is on four Council Initiatives: Literacy, Community Hubs, Edmonton in Bloom, and Northern Relations. For the COVID-19 recovery he was appointed to the special initiatives of Healthy City and Urban Place. Jon is also a member of the military reserve and still serves with the rank of Lieutenant (Navy). He is patriotic and enjoys serving Canada as well as Edmonton. He happily lives in Ward 3.

Niklas Eliasson

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The former junior editor for The Buffalo Tribune, Niklas Eliasson is an Albertan attending school in British Columbia to get his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Nik is a proud firearms owner and supporter. Furthermore, he is a strong advocate for healthcare and the community. One of Nik’s core passions is writing on firearms issues in Canada. Additionally, Nik focuses on writing about western antipathy in Canada today. 

Free Market Foundation


The Free Market Foundation (Southern Africa) is an independent public benefit organisation founded in 1975 to promote and foster an open society, the rule of law, personal liberty, and economic and press freedom as fundamental components of its advocacy of human rights and democracy based on classical liberal principles. It is financed by membership subscriptions, donations and sponsorships.

Shane Getson

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Shane grew up on a small mixed farm in Alberta, was a logger, labourer, and equipment operator.  He became a Civil Engineering Technologist, and then went to work on Major Project teams for the next 25 years as a Project Coordinator, Construction Manager, Project Manager, General Manger, and Sr. Manager.  He was used often for strategic planning and project recovery roles managing teams in Canada and the US.  He is a private pilot, firearms enthusiast, Husband, and Father of 4 children. Shane was elected MLA for the constituency of Lac Ste. Anne-Parkland in April 2019 and serves on several committees including the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship, Vice-Chair of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund, Capital Region Caucus, Northern Rural Caucus, Vice Chair of the Skilled Trades Caucus, Skills for Jobs Task Force, Energy Caucus, Affordable Housing Action Group, Red Tape Reduction Task Force, and as an integral part of the Premier’s Economic Relaunch Strategy, is leading a task force to work with industry and other orders of government on advancing the goal of national and regional energy and resources corridors.

Matthew Giuffrida

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Matthew Giuffrida is a Montreal based Actor and Content Creator. Known for his multiple online characters and political parodies, Matthew has built a strong social media presence using comedy to make light to relatable life situations for the sole purpose of bringing more laughter into the world.

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Georgina Hnatiuk


Georgina Hnatiuk, status First Nation, member of Port Simpson, Lax Kw'alaams, BC. Intersectional viewpoints, being also of Norwegian and Ukrainian descent. Canadian Native
chiefs tell her that her responsibility is to serve as a “bridge” between nations; as a mediator for reconciliation and peace. Studied 4 years at the University of Manitoba; Native Studies,
History and Economics. Her main studies and interests were in Constitutionalism, International Law and Economic Policy, Supreme Court Law, Aboriginal Law, Charter Law, and the problems with Socialism and multi-lateral globalist encroachment. Georgina is also traditionally trained in Indigenous Native Plant Medicines, and she carries an interest in Intellectual Property Rights focusing on Native peoples. She supports Indigenous Rights and Aboriginal legal pluralism enshrined in the Constitution, yet she also supports Constitutional protectionism and Human Rights based on patriotic libertarian values, for all Canadians and cultures, no matter what race, ethnicity or religion.

Taylor Jensen


Taylor is a passionate writer that has always endeavored to produce detail oriented and factually accurate pieces. She has been writing for many years but has decided to pursue it professionally this past year and has already had her work featured on the front page of Contena.

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Lennie Kaplan


Lennie Kaplan, M.A., is the Chief Research Analyst at the Canadian Energy Centre. 

Rebecca Lees


Rebecca Lees is an photographer and graphic designer as well as a long time political staffer for numerous conservative politicians, both provincial and federal. She has a wealth of experience in both campaigning, political communications and messaging. 

London Abused Women's Center

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The London Abused Women’s Centre (LAWC) is a feminist agency providing abused and exploited women and children over the age of 12 with hope and help. This includes women and girls exploited in prostitution/sex trafficking/pornography; abused by their intimate partners; and/or subjected to sexual harassment or torture. LAWC also provides support and counselling to family members of women and girls who have been prostituted/sex trafficked, including women and girls who are missing or disappeared.

Mark Milke

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Mark Milke, Ph.D. is the executive director of research at the Canadian Energy Centre

Mysty Mckinlay


Mysty is a Proud Conservative in Alberta, Researcher & TBT Contributor. Mysty has been out on the front lines, asking the tough questions that the mainstream media avoids. Studying history & having a natural talent for investigative research, she is not afraid to challenge political correctness, cancel culture and Marxist ideology. 

Brett Mooswa


Brett Mooswa is an Indigenous content creator from Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. His use of comedy and heartfelt messages of hope have been seen and hear all over turtle island and abroad. His goal is to share love and laughter, believing laughter is a good medicine when done with loving intentions

Sean Morriseau


Sean Morriseau Also known as NativePoolBoy on social media is an indigenous content creator from northern Ontario. He makes content based on indigenous humour to help bring light to situations and topics that are sometimes are to discuss or are most times stereotypical. He believes that laughter is good medicine and is good for not only your mental health but physical health as well.

Lori Noël


Lori Noël contributes to several publications across the country. She’s a supporter of creative expression and gravitates towards themes of art and history. Lori founded LaBee Writing, a community of independent authors. Find her on Instagram @lorilabee or her website www.labee.ca

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Rachel J. Pachal


Over the course of many years, Rachel has developed a passion for delving into cultural and political issues. Also a writer at heart, she has merged these two interests to communicate ideas and analysis using critical thought and principled reasoning, with a focus on how societal behaviours shape our political landscape over time.

Patrick Poilievre


Born and raised in Calgary, Patrick is a fiercely proud Calgarian, Albertan, and Canadian. His beliefs center around the ideas of individual freedom and individual responsibility. With experience working for a sitting Senator, a Member of Parliament, and the Conservative Party of Canada, he brings direct knowledge of the workings of Government to his writing. Poilievre also holds a BComm in Finance from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

Amiel Pion


Amiel Jules R. Pion is a second-year Political Science and History student from the University of Calgary, where he serves as the V.P Internal for its Campus Conservatives. Amiel writes about prevalent issues affecting Western Canada, in addition to political theory, as a junior columnist for The Buffalo Tribune.

Petroleum Services Association of Canada


The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) is the national trade association representing the service, supply and manufacturing sectors within the upstream petroleum industry. PSAC is Working Energy and as the voice of this sector, advocates for its members to enable the continued innovation, technological advancement and in-the-field experience they supply to energy explorers and producers in Canada and internationally, helping to increase efficiency, ensure safety and protect the environment.​

Ambrose Ralph

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Ambrose believes in Western Canadian separatism, not for a lack of love for Canada, but because he wants to save a piece of it in in the West. The owner and operator of the Alberta To The Point Political Activist Foundation and a Conservative political activist, Ambrose has spent 9 years in Canada’s front-line Army with boots on the ground in all parts of Canada and around the globe, with a service record that includes peacekeeping and peace making with NATO in Germany as well as Bosnia. This is his 21st year in the Oil and Gas sector. Ambrose is incredibly passionate about the West, its people, the environment and responsible resource development.

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William Ray


A ten year veteran of the Canadian Forces, Bill was with the 2nd Battalion PPCLI in Croatia in 1993 and was awarded both the Governor General of Canada’s unit commendation and the United Nations Secretary Generals citation for halting ethnic cleansing in the Medak area. As a Journalist, Bill started with community radio and writing articles on military subjects, eventually being published in Esprit de Corps, The National Post, The Toronto Star and Quillette  In 2009 he began working with CUTV Montreal. During the student strikes and subsequent social unrest he helped manage the Livestream ground teams. My footage has been used by Enqueté, the Radio Canada equivalent to the Fifth Estate. He is also a co-founder of 99media.org and the founder of 3RTV, both citizen media groups. He has perviously collaborated with Michelle Moore on the documentary film Déception Durable which was selected for the 2014 Montréal International Film Festival, it also showed at Films That Matter in Calgary, The FRedd festival in France, and Cinema Sous les Etoilles Montréal,. In 2016 he forced the Service Policière Ville de Montréal to sit down with Independent Journalists engaging senior officers in command positions in the Group Intervention (Riot Squad) and communications on their treatment of Independent Journalists. He has also helped organize the defense of a journalist when he was charged criminally for covering a protest.

Gad Saad


Gad Saad is a Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist and professor in the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University who is known for applying evolutionary psychology to marketing and consumer behaviour. He also writes a blog for Psychology Today, and hosts a YouTube channel titled "The Saad Truth"

Franco Terrazzano


Franco joins the CTF after working as an economic policy analyst with the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and as a fellow with the Canadian Constitution Foundation. Franco has produced multiple reports and op-eds on the costs associated with tax increases, inefficient government and the unintended consequences of public policies.

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Jordon Vandenhoff


Jordan Vandenhoff currently serves as the Ontario Director for Canada's National Firearms Association. (NFA) Jordan has been the lead advisor to TBT News. Jordan educates non firearms owners about firearms matters for Canadians. 

Arnold Viersen, M.P.

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Coming from rural Alberta, Arnold Viersen currently represents the riding of Peace River - Westlock. Vierse has always been a strong voice when it comes to protecting the rights of rural families and has also been taking a stand when it comes to protecting native communities, and currently serves as Deputy Critic or Rural Affairs for the Conservative Party. 

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AAron Wudkirk


Aaron joined the CTF as Federal Director in 2014. A lawyer by training, Aaron practiced litigation in his native Kitchener, Ontario, and then corporate law with a major international law firm in London, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi, before returning to Canada to work with a prominent political consulting firm. Aaron holds a BA in economics and political science from the University of Waterloo, and a J.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario, where he served as student body president during his final year of studies. He lives in Ottawa with his wife and children.

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David Yurdiga, M.P.


David Yurdiga is the elected Conservative Candidate for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake. A born and raised Alberta native, David spent many years in the private sector in mining as well as property management before his retirement. He later was elected to the municipal council of Athabaska County, and later went on to represent Cold Lake where he currently holds office.

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Bob Zimmer, M.P.


Bob was born in Dawson Creek, BC and raised in Fort St. John, BC. Bob began his career working for his father’s family carpentry business where he learned the values of honesty, integrity, and hard work. He received an undergraduate degree from Trinity Western University in human kinetics and history/political science. Bob was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River in 2011 and then re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies in 2015 and again in 2019. Bob serves as Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus and was Shadow Minister for Northern Affairs and Northern Economic Development Agency from November 2019 to September 2020.

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Band Members Alliance and Advocacy Association (BMAAAC)

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The Band Members Alliance and Advocacy Association of Canada (BMAAAC – pronounced “bee mack”) is an autonomous, non-partisan, federal non-profit society. It is the only national organization dedicated to assisting Band members that demand good governance and financial accountability from their elected Chief and Council. Theyare funded by Canadians like you that care about putting an end to native Band Council misfeasance and financial scandals, and help Band members get access to justice to hold their elected representatives accountable. 

Sherry Greene

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Tansi, my name is Mahekun’iskwew translate into Wolf woman in our Cree Language (aka Sherry Greene). I am originally from Maskwacis, Alberta. I am a grassroots advocate for the Samson Cree Nation, and former MLA candidate for the Alberta Party. My education is a post secondary Diploma in professional Legal assistant Graduated in 2015.Restorative justice Training and accredited certification. 

Editorial Writer for the Buffalo Tribune media pertaining to the indigenous content. 


Founder of the National First Nation Transparency and Accountability Movement with 6,400 members from coast to coast. Working with BMAAAC is an excellent opportunity for me to learn and grow and to be actively engaged in an organization that can advance me further in my passion.