Canada is Free and Freedom is Its Nationality

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Upcoming Events

Your opportunity to meet Miss Marprelate in person....

Symposium on Free Speech and Liberty

"Join us in Ottawa December 7 as we survey Canada's historic commitment to individual liberty and how current government practices conflict with that proud tradition. Learn how, by suppressing free speech, human rights laws are actually undermining human rights in Canada and abroad. Examine the prospects for reversing the tide and learn from the experts what you can do to help."

Brian Lee Crowley - Past President and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies and author of the new book Fearful Symmetry - The Rise and Fall of Canada's Founding Values
Barbara Kay - National Post columnist
Peter Stockland - Former editor of the Montreal Gazette and currently Executive Director of the Centre for Cultural Renewal
Karen Selick - Senior Counsel at the Canadian Constitution Foundation
Joseph C. Ben-Ami - President of the Canadian Centre for Policy Studies
Bjorn Larsen- President of the International Free Press Society - Canada
John Robson - Radio commentator and Ottawa Citizen columnist
Richard Bastien - Director of the National Capital chapter of the Catholic Civil Rights League and member of the board of CIVITAS
Gerry Nicholls - Former Senior Executive

The Conservative Movement at a Crossroads

Lessons from the past, directions for the future
Looking back on the last six years, looking ahead for next six.
Four speakers reflect on the past, present and future of the conservative movement in Canada.
Société MacDonald-Cartier Society

Panel speakers and short bio:
- Gerry Nicholls
Former Senior Executive with the National Citizens Coalition and publisher of
- John Robson
Radio commentator and Ottawa Citizen columnist
- Joseph C. Ben-Ami
President of the Canadian Centre for Policy Studies
- Don Lenihan Ph.D.
Vice President, Engagement - Public Policy Forum

- Waller R. Newell, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and co-director of the Centre for Liberal Education and Public Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada

- Time and location
December 7 2009, 6 to 9pm
Parliament Pub, 101 Sparks St (There is also an entrance on Wellington St)

- Ticket price and what it will include
$10 regular tickets - includes appetizers
$8.50 student tickets - includes appetizers

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