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

Post-Secondary Seminar: Explore Public Policy Issues

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

Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Vancouver, BC

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, February 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vancouver, BC

Post-Secondary Seminar: Explore Public Policy Issues

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

Saturday, February 11, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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, March 10, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Calgary, AB

Post-Secondary Seminar: Explore Public Policy Issues

Free one-day student seminar with 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 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 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: 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