Russ Kuykendall

Russ Kuykendall is a Peace River Country farm-raised, seminary-trained, ordained minister and principal with BlueCommittee.Org and Ditchley.ca who sometimes dabbles in political theory and more frequently in political practice. Russ served as Deputy Campaign Manager to the Brad Trost Campaign for the Conservative Party of Canada leadership (2016-2017), and as Campaign Manager of the Tanya Granic Allen Campaign for the Ontario PC leadership (2018). Russ Kuykendall is a former director of policy to a past Canadian Minister of Natural Resources and a former research fellow with Cardus. He lives in Ottawa with his Steinway ‘M’.

Bio last modified September 11th, 2020.
Articles by Russ Kuykendall
  • Looking Back at Maggie Thatcher

    Russ Kuykendall

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson might be building a house of cards with his no-deal approach to crashing out of the European Union. But Russell Kuykendall says a BBC series details with delicate balance how the late Margaret Thatcher taught UK Conservatives about playing a new deck.

  • The Disruptive Conservative

    Russ Kuykendall

    Reviewer Russell Kuykendall delves into William Gairdner’s selected essays to take the author’s measure as the premier public intellectual within Canadian movement conservatism.