Great Canadian Debates #3: The crisis of Canadian democracy

Andrew Coyne and John Pepall will square off on May 26 in the third and final debate of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s 2014-15 Great Canadian Debates season.

They will be debating the proposition: “Canada’s democracy is in crisis”. Coyne, a columnist with Postmedia, will argue in favour. Author John Pepall 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 three of MLI’s 2014-15 Great Canadian Debates schedule
  • When: May 26, 2015
  • Who: Andrew Coyne and John Pepall

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 third and final debate in the 2015 series.

On March 31, Frank Buckley and Chrystia Freeland are set to debate income inequality. On April 29, Ken Coates and Lloyd Axworthy are scheduled to debate the proposition that too many Canadian kids are going to universities.

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

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