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.

Upcoming Events

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, March 10, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Calgary, AB

Post-Secondary Seminar: Explore Public Policy Issues

Free one-day student seminar, for students age 18-30, featuring presentations from leading policy experts, Q & A, and informal discussions. Lunch is included.

Saturday, March 11, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Calgary, AB

Post-Secondary Seminar: Explore Public Policy Issues

Free one-day student seminar, for students age 18-30, with presentations from leading policy experts, Q & A, and informal discussions. Lunch is included.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Montréal, QC

Séminaire post-secondaire: Explorez les politique publiques

Séminaire gratuit d’une journée pour étudiants âgés de 18 à 30 ans, avec présentations d’experts en politiques publiques, périodes de questions et discussions informelles. Le repas du midi est compris. Le séminaire comprend des présentations à la fois français et en anglais avec traduction simultanée.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Montréal, QC

Teacher Workshop: Issues of International Trade

Trade issues continue to be a dominant theme in our increasingly globalized world. Using economic reasoning, this workshop will introduce teachers to powerful tools for critical thinking that brings clarity to the discussion of current events.

Friday, March 31, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Toronto, ON

Economics is Everywhere: Applying Basic Concepts to Everyday Life (Student Seminar for Grades 7-9)

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples. The format is similar to the senior high school seminars, but the economic principles are taught at a more basic level that is suitable for students in grades 7, 8, and 9.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Vancouver, 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.

Friday, April 21, 2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Victoria, 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.

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