On-demand Webinars

Webinar Programs

Our Explore Public Policy Issues seminar and webinar series features engaging presentations about pressing policy issues and innovations. Our series is especially tailored with Canadian content and is available for all post-secondary students across Canada. Students: search below to register for upcoming events or to review featured on-demand webinars. Faculty members are also welcome to incorporate seminars and webinars into their classroom experience. Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you need any assistance.

Doing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails

Doing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails

Christopher Coyne is a Professor of Economics at George Mason University, and the author of Doing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails (2013, Stanford University Press).

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Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why We Need it Now

Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why We Need it Now (more than ever)

Jessica Flanigan is the Richard L Morrill Chair of Ethics and Democratic Values at the University of Richmond.

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No Free Lunch: Storytelling and the Economic Approach

No Free Lunch: Storytelling and the Economic Approach

Caleb S. Fuller is an associate professor of economics at Grove City College in Grove and the author of No Free Lunch: Six Economic Lies You’ve Been Taught and Probably Believe.

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Bloody Bioethics: The Specifics of Plasma Donation in Canada

James Stacey Taylor is a Professor of Philosophy at The College of New Jersey and the author of Bloody Bioethics: Why prohibiting donor compensation harms patients and wrongs donors.

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The Coddling of the Canadian Mind

The Coddling of the Canadian Mind

What doesn’t kill you makes you weaker; always trust your feelings; and life is a battle between good people and evil people. Greg Lukianoff explains how embracing these untruths interferes with our social, emotional and intellectual development.

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Restoring Indigenous Property Rights

Restoring Indigenous Property Rights

How can we restore indigenous property rights? Andre Le Dressay argues the solution lies in a practical indigenous led model.

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How Collaboration and Curiosity Shaped Humankind

How Collaboration and Curiosity Shaped Humankind

The freedom to explore and exchange has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. Johan Norberg examines why we're often uncomfortable with openness - but also why it is essential for our success.

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Why It’s Ok to Want to Be Rich

Why It’s Ok to Want to Be Rich

Jason Brennan outlines the many reasons it is ok to want to be rich, including the ability to live authentically and give back to society.

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Do Markets Make Us Selfish?

Do Markets Make Us Selfish?

Do markets encourage competitive, materialistic, immoral behavior… or do they encourage us to develop honesty and prudence? Rosemarie Fike sheds light on this complex debate.

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Free Banking in Canada

Free Banking in Canada

George Selgin breaks down Canada’s history from back when its banking system was among the most stable and efficient in the world.

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The Narrowing of Public Discourse

The Narrowing of Public Discourse

From COVID to climate change - why do some voices dominate the public sphere? Danielle Smith explains how we got to this point.

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The Essential Women in Liberty: Jane Jacobs

The Essential Women in Liberty: Jane Jacobs

Since the Covid-19 pandemic some have speculated about the future of cities. Join us as Lydia Miljan explains Jane Jacobs’ contribution to our understanding of cities and the state.

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