The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 14, 2005 10:30 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute to Release Study that Documents Federal Government Failures

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 14, 2005) - On Monday, October 17 at 7:00 am Eastern, The Fraser Institute will release a new paper Government Failure in Canada, 2005 Report: A Review of Auditor General's Reports, 1992-2005.

Based on 284 examples of federal government waste and excess documented by the Auditor General, this report considers whether the sponsorship scandal was a predictable government failure.

The news release and paper (in PDF) will be posted at

Note: There will be a policy briefing on October 17 at the Institute's Vancouver office for the release of the publication. The event is open to the public and interested media are also invited to attend.

Date: Monday, October 17, 2005

Time: 12:15 pm-1:30 pm
(the authors will speak from 12:15 pm-1:00 pm, followed by
30 minutes of questions)

Location: Fraser Institute Boardroom
4th Floor, 1770 Burrard Street, Vancouver

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