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The Fraser Institute

November 19, 2007 08:00 ET

Globe and Mail Columnist Margaret Wente Discusses Canadian Immigration Policy at Fraser Institute Cocktail Series

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2007) - Margaret Wente, the Globe and Mail's award-winning columnist, talks about why Canadians need to stop hiding behind political correctness and start taking a stand on tough immigration issues during the final evening of the 2007 fall cocktail series, Behind the Spin: Fraser@Spoke, Tuesday, November 20.

The tough-talking and opinionated Wente is one of Canada's leading newspaper columnists and winner of the 2007 National Newspaper Award for column-writing. She is also a frequent commentator on television and radio.

Now in its fourth season, Fraser@Spoke is an exclusive cocktail hour series hosted by The Fraser Institute and The Spoke Club. Due to its instant popularity, the Institute launched a Vancouver series this past spring, and last month saw it debut in both Calgary and Montreal. This series is sponsored in Toronto by Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, the Women's Post, The Medcan Clinic and the National Post.

Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm (Presentation from 6:30pm - 7:30pm)
Location: The Spoke Club
4th Floor, 600 King Street West, Toronto

Interested media are invited to attend.

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