Montreal, QC -
The Fraser Institute, Canada's leading independent economic
research and educational organization, is expanding to Quebec
with the opening of a new Montreal office.
Tasha Kheiriddin, a Montreal writer, university lecturer, and
public policy commentator, joins the Institute as
Directrice, Québec et la Francophonie
"We are increasing our presence in Quebec in order to better
communicate the importance of market solutions to critical public
policy issues," said Mark Mullins, The Fraser Institute's
Executive Director. "With the addition of Tasha and a Montreal
office, we can greatly expand our research and programming to
French-speaking Canadians and francophones outside this country."
The fluently bilingual Kheiriddin, her staff and senior fellows,
will represent the Institute in Quebec, conducting local research
and hosting public programs, building upon the Institute's
existing research, school report cards, and student seminars in
"The Fraser Institute has been a leading light in Canada in
researching and promoting the benefits of free markets and
individual choice. I'm excited to be working with the Institute
and having the opportunity to present its material and programs
to a Quebec audience," Kheiriddin said.
A Montreal native, Kheiriddin is a graduate of College
Jean-de-Brébeuf and McGill University's Faculty of Law. She is
the former Vice-President of the Montreal Economic Institute and
the Ontario Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. She is
a columnist with Les Affaires and a frequent media commentator.