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

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

Fraser Institute Founders’ Award Tribute Dinner Honouring Mac H. Van Wielingen

On Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary, the Fraser Institute will hold its annual Founders' Award tribute dinner honouring Canada's greatest business and philanthropic leaders. We would like to invite you to join us this year as we honour Mr. Mac Van Wielingen, Founder and Director, ARC Financial Corp., Founder and Former Chairman, ARC Resources Ltd., Chairman, Alberta Investment Management Corporation, and Founder and Chairman, Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership at the Haskayne School of Business.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Calgary, AB

Fraser Institute Founders’ Award Tribute Dinner Honouring Edward Sonshine

On Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, the Fraser Institute will hold its annual Founders' Award tribute dinner honouring Canada's greatest business and philanthropic leaders. We would like to invite you to join us this year as we honour Mr. Edward Sonshine, Chief Executive Officer, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Toronto, ON

Fraser Institute Founders’ Award Tribute Dinner Honouring Ian Telfer

On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, the Fraser Institute will hold its annual Founders' Award tribute dinner honouring Canada's greatest business and philanthropic leaders. We would like to invite you to join us this year as we honour Mr. Ian Telfer, Chairman of the Board and Director of Goldcorp.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Vancouver, BC