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Great Canadian Debates #1: Income equality

Chrystia Freeland and F.H. Buckley will square off over income equality in the first entry on the calendar for the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Great Canadian Debates on March 31, 2015.

They will be debating the proposition “Canadians Should Stop Worrying About Income Inequality”. Freeland, the author of Plutocrats and a member of Parliament, argues against the resolution. George Mason Professor Frank Buckley argues in favour.

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The event will be moderated by Peter Milliken, former speaker of the House of Commons.

  • Where: The Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Pl, Ottawa, ON
  • What: Part one of MLI’s 2015 Great Canadian Debates schedule
  • When: March 31, 2015
  • Who: Frank Buckley and Chrystia Freeland

Freeland and Buckley each authored an op-ed on the topic in the National Post.

The Great Canadian Debates create a lively setting in which influential speakers can hash out some of the hottest topics Canada faces in front of a live audience.

This is the first debate in the 2015 series.

On April 29, Ken Coates and Lloyd Axworthy will debate the proposition that too many Canadian kids are going to universities. On May 26, Andrew Coyne and John Pepall will debate whether Canada’s democracy is in crisis.

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