Great Canadian Debates #2: The value of a university degree

Ken Coates and Lloyd Axworthy will take part in the second entry in the 2015 edition of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Great Canadian Debates on April 29, 2015.

They will be debating the proposition: “Too many Canadian kids are going to university”. Coates, a University of Saskatchewan professor, will argue in favour. Former Winnipeg University President Lloyd Axworthy will argue against.

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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 two of MLI’s 2015 Great Canadian Debates schedule
  • When: April 29, 2015
  • Who: Ken Coates and Lloyd Axworthy

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 second debate in the 2015 series.

On March 31, Frank Buckley and Chrystia Freeland debated income inequality. On May 26, Andrew Coyne and John Pepall will debate whether Canada’s democracy is in crisis.

For more information on this debate and others, click here.

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