Former BoC Governor Mark Carney proudly displays framed MLI infographic

Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney, who will be leaving at the end of the month to become the Governor of the Bank of England, is a big fan of MLI’s award-winning book, The Canadian Century. As a going away gift we presented him with a framed copy of the infographic which summarises the book’s… Continue reading Former BoC Governor Mark Carney proudly displays framed MLI infographic

Special Presentation today, November 13: Lessons for America from Canada’s Fiscal Fix featuring MLI’s Brian Lee Crowley

The Institute for Liberal Studies and the University of Ottawa’s Economics Student Association will co-host a special lecture this evening, Tuesday, November 13, featuring MLI Managing Director Brian Lee Crowley. Dr. Crowley will discuss his latest book, Northern Light: Lessons for America from Canada’s Fiscal Fix, co-authored by Robert P. Murphy and Niels Veldhuis. The… Continue reading Special Presentation today, November 13: Lessons for America from Canada’s Fiscal Fix featuring MLI’s Brian Lee Crowley

MLI in the Wall Street Journal: Deep cuts in government spending pulled Canada back from fiscal crisis in the 1990s

September 24, 2012 – MLI is in the Wall Street Journal again! In today’s paper, columnist Mary O’Grady writes about the recent AEI/MLI event in Washington, Fiscal sanity and political success: Canada proves you can have it all, and the lessons for America. Click here to read the column.

Liberals’ deficit cutting should be casebook how austerity should be done, authors conclude

OTTAWA September 18, 2012 – Canadians and their governments wrote the book on how to tame deficits in the mid-1990s – and American politicians should look north in their 2012 election for guidance as they struggle for public support to balance Washington’s budget, a new book published by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute says. In Northern Light:… Continue reading Liberals’ deficit cutting should be casebook how austerity should be done, authors conclude

New Video: Balancing the federal budget in one easy lesson

New video tells how the Liberals’ 1995 budget started profound reforms, paid big dividends and should still be the model in 2012 MEDIA RELEASE OTTAWA, March 16, 2012 – As it prepares its 2012-13 budget, the federal government has an opportunity to balance the books, reform spending and give the economy a boost by learning… Continue reading New Video: Balancing the federal budget in one easy lesson

British Prime Minister David Cameron cites MLI’s first book, The Canadian Century, in speech to Parliament

September 23, 2011, Ottawa, ON – In his speech to the Canadian Parliament, British Prime Minister David Cameron began by citing the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Managing Director Brian Lee Crowley and the Institute’s first book, The Canadian Century. He said, “As the author Brian Lee Crowley has set out, there is a strong argument that the 21st… Continue reading British Prime Minister David Cameron cites MLI’s first book, The Canadian Century, in speech to Parliament

The Canadian Century is available in softcover and eBook format

The Canadian Century: Moving Out of America’s Shadow is now available in softcover for $25 (shipping included). It is also available as an eBook for Kindle (Amazon) and Kobo eBook readers. The softcover edition of The Canadian Century can be purchased for $25 through PayPal (use PayPal button below) or by cheque to the Macdonald-Laurier… Continue reading The Canadian Century is available in softcover and eBook format

Nominated for the Donner book prize

Tom Flanagan, Christopher Alcantara and André Le Dressay, with foreword by C.T. (Manny) Jules, Beyond the Indian Act: Restoring Aboriginal Property Rights (McGill-Queen’s University Press). I read the book in manuscript. Here’s how I described it: By Janet Ajzenstat The argument convincingly shows what must be done to alleviate poverty and the wretched housing conditions… Continue reading Nominated for the Donner book prize