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

2016 Fraser Institute Dr. Harold Siebens Lecture & Luncheon

Join us on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 as Kimberley Strassel, Columnist with the Wall Street Journal, discusses the U.S. Presidential Election and its implications for the U.S. and Canada.

May 18, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Vancouver, BC

Upcoming Events

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, April 29, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Edmonton, AB

Economics is Everywhere: Applying Basic Concepts to Everyday Life (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 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Burnaby, BC

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 (one of whom is an experienced journalist) will demonstrate how economics can be used to better understand the world around us, and provide real, relevant examples from Canadian society.

Thursday, May 5, 2016
5:00 PM - 11:30 AM
Toronto, ON

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 (one of whom is an experienced journalist) will demonstrate how economics can be used to better understand the world around us, and provide real, relevant examples from Canadian society.

Thursday, May 12, 2016
5:00 PM - 11:30 AM
Toronto, ON

2016 Fraser Institute Dr. Harold Siebens Lecture & Luncheon

Join us on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 as Kimberley Strassel, Columnist with the Wall Street Journal, discusses the U.S. Presidential Election and its implications for the U.S. and Canada.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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 (one of whom is an experienced journalist) will demonstrate how economics can be used to better understand the world around us, and provide real, relevant examples from Canadian society.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
5:00 PM - 11:30 AM
Vancouver, BC

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 3, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Surrey, BC

Economics is Everywhere: Applying Basic Concepts to Everyday Life (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, June 6, 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Victoria, BC