Chrystia Freeland and Frank Buckley will debate whether income inequality in MonicaThomasLogos2.qxdCanada is a problem in the first Great Canadian Debate event of 2015

OTTAWA, March 17, 2015 – The first entry in the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s 2015 Great Canadian Debates schedule is fast approaching.

On March 31, 2015, Member of Parliament Chrystia Freeland and George Mason professor Frank Buckley will square off over the resolution: "Canadians Should Stop Worrying About Income Inequality".

Freeland will be arguing against, while Buckley will be arguing in favour.

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

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  • 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: Chrystia Freeland and Frank Buckley

This is the first debate in the 2015 series.

MLI-OIL_1375On 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.

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

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