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This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games, and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples.

Sunday, Jan 31, 2021 at 8:30am
Richmond, BC
 

This graduate seminar-style training program teaches journalists how to use an economic lens to analyze policies in Canada and around the globe. Some policy issues are dauntingly complex, and while economic reasoning doesn’t guarantee that the issues can be resolved, it nonetheless provides a powerful tool for critical thinking. The ability to determine opportunity cost, identify incentives, and predict resulting behaviour will help journalists set aside the emotion surrounding policy issues and discuss current events clearly.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 5:00pm
Vancouver, BC
 

This workshop examines the differences between poverty, inequality, income and wealth. Learn about how income inequality is measured and examine economic growth and development, income mobility and more!

Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 8:00am
Vancouver, BC
 

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games, and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples.

Monday, May 11, 2020 at 8:30am
Burnaby, BC
 

This graduate seminar-style training program is for journalists seeking to enhance their economic knowledge and reporting skills, and network with their peers. Through lectures, simulations, and discussions, three experienced economics professors will use relevant examples from Canadian society to demonstrate how economics can help us better understand the world around us.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 at 5:00pm
Toronto, ON
 

This workshop examines the differences between poverty, inequality, income and wealth. Learn about how income inequality is measured and examine economic growth and development, income mobility and more!

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 at 8:00am
Mississauga, ON
 

Learn how to teach economics through the lens of professional sports using examples from the NHL, NFL, NBA, and more.

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 at 8:30am
Regina, SK
 

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games, and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples.

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 at 8:30am
Kelowna, BC
 

Why do superheroes have secret identities? Why does Batman hire Robin? Why do the Joker, Mr. Freeze, and Doc Ock keep fighting? These questions and many more are answered using an economic perspective in the Fraser Institute's new Economics of Superheroes workshop.

Friday, Mar 27, 2020 at 8:30am
Toronto, ON
 

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games, and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples.

Friday, Mar 6, 2020 at 8:30am
Vancouver, BC