Our Events

The Fraser Institute hosts a wide range of speakers, seminars and workshops at venues across Canada to promote vibrant discussions of public policy and educate people about economic issues.

Featured Events

Fraser Institute Dr. Harold Siebens Lecture and Luncheon

Join us on Thursday, May 25, 2017 as Kimberley Strassel, Columnist with the Wall Street Journal, discusses the first 100 days of the Trump administration and the implications for Canada and the United States.

May 25, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Vancouver, BC

Upcoming Events

Why Do People Behave the Way They Do? An Introduction to Economic Reasoning (Student Seminar for Grades 10-12)

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples. This program is a great complement to many courses including Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, and Career Planning.

Friday, April 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Burnaby, BC

Why Do People Behave the Way They Do? An Introduction to Economic Reasoning (Student Seminar for Grades 10-12)

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples. This program is a great complement to many courses including Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, and Career Planning.

Monday, May 1, 2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Burnaby, BC

Teacher Workshop: Myths of the Canadian Economy

This engaging workshop will present a variety lessons that will showcase how changes in governmental policies over time have influenced the long-term performance of the Canadian economy, as well as give students a basic understanding of economic statistics. Many of the lessons can be applied to any economy and directly compare the economies of Canada and the USA.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Toronto, ON

Toronto Journalism Program #1

This graduate seminar-style training program is for journalists seeking to enhance their economic knowledge and reporting skills and network with their peers. Through lectures, simulations, and discussions, three experienced economics professors will demonstrate how economics can be used to better understand the world around us, and provide real, relevant examples from Canadian society.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
5:00 PM - 11:30 AM
Toronto, ON

Teacher Workshop: Economic Principles

This engaging, interactive, and free workshop features materials recently revised and is intended for any educator interested in introducing the principles of economics into a variety of subject areas.

Friday, May 19, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saskatoon, SK

Fraser Institute Dr. Harold Siebens Lecture and Luncheon

Join us on Thursday, May 25, 2017 as Kimberley Strassel, Columnist with the Wall Street Journal, discusses the first 100 days of the Trump administration and the implications for Canada and the United States.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Journalism Program

This graduate seminar-style training program is for journalists seeking to enhance their economic knowledge and reporting skills and network with their peers. Through lectures, simulations, and discussions, three experienced economics professors will demonstrate how economics can be used to better understand the world around us, and provide real, relevant examples from Canadian society.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
5:00 PM - 11:30 AM
Vancouver, BC

Toronto Journalism Program #2

This graduate seminar-style training program is for journalists seeking to enhance their economic knowledge and reporting skills and network with their peers. Through lectures, simulations, and discussions, three experienced economics professors will demonstrate how economics can be used to better understand the world around us, and provide real, relevant examples from Canadian society.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
5:00 PM - 11:30 AM
Toronto, ON

Teacher Workshop: Economic Way of Thinking

This free workshop will first build on basic economic principles then, teachers will be led through four lesson topics including, market changes, price discrimination, and public choice theory in ways that students will find easy to comprehend.

Friday, June 9, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Surrey, BC