Brian Lee Crowley

Great Canadian Debates Series

Great Canadian Debates

The Macdonald-Laurier Institute is pleased to announce The Great Canadian Debates, a series of  provocative debates exploring some of the most compelling issues to Canadians. Each debate will be presented at the Canadian War Museum and will feature well-known personalities and a moderator. Audience members are invited to get involved by posing questions during a Q&A session and voting for the winning argument. Following the debate, the evening also includes private access to the War Musem’s special exhibit.

Presented at the Canadian War Museum in the Barney Danson Theatre, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa ON K1A 0M8.

Resolved: Wealth has too much power in Canada
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Endless financial scandals, the Occupy movement, huge CEO salaries – has the time come to reassess our capitalist system and values? Is it time to cut the 1% down to size? Armine Yalnizyan, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, goes head-to-head against William Watson, Professor of economics at McGill University and regular columnist in the National Post and Ottawa Citizen. The moderator for the evening is Canadian historian Jack Granatstein.

Tickets are now available for the fourth debate, Resolved: Wealth has too much power in Canada:
– General admission tickets are $20 each
– Students and seniors may purchase tickets at a special rate of $15 each, but must provide ID upon entry.
– Members of the Canadian War Museum may also purchase tickets at $15 each and will be asked to present their membership card at the door
– *Note: It is recommended that you purchase tickets in advance as seating is limited and we cannot guarantee tickets will be available at the door.

Register for tickets here

May 9, 2013

Barney Danson Theatre, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa

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