The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 21, 2008 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute Wraps Up Fall Cocktail Series With Discussion on Global Financial Crisis and Impact on Canada's Economic Policy

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2008) - Dr. Jack Mintz, University of Calgary public policy professor, will discuss the current global financial crisis and its impact on Canada's economic policy during the final event of the 2008 Fall cocktail series, Behind the Spin: Fraser @ The Fifth Monday, November 24.

Dr. Mintz is the former president and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute and former professor of business economics at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is currently at the University of Calgary as Palmer Professor of Public Policy.

Behind the Spin: Fraser @ The Fifth offers a unique opportunity to discuss an array of issues with opinion-makers whose leadership on key topics informs the news and public debate. This series is sponsored in Toronto by Burgundy Asset Management, Soberman Chartered Accountants, the Women's Post, The Medcan Clinic, the National Post, and Porter Airlines.

Interested media are invited to attend.

Date: Monday, November 24, 2008
Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm (Program from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm)
Location: The Fifth Grill and Terrace
225 Richmond Street West, Toronto

The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational organization with locations across North America and partnerships in more than 70 countries. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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