The Institute for Liberal hosts a variety of events comprising campus seminars, lectures, conference, and Socratic Seminars. If you would like to be notified about upcoming events please subscribe to our email newsletter. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free of charge and open to all.

Upcoming Events


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Ontario’s Civil Forfeiture Racket – Toronto, ON

With Marni Soupcoff (Executive Director, Canadian Constitution Foundation). University of Toronto, Sydney Smith Hall, Room 1084 at 7:30PM. Register.


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This Changes Everything: How the sharing economy will change how we live, work, and play – Ottawa, ON

With Peter McCaffrey (Research Fellow, Manning Foundation). Time and location TBA.



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Free to Die? Debating the Ethical and Legal Issues of Euthanasia – Ottawa, ON

With Matt Bufton (Institute for Liberal Studies) and Andre Schutten (Association for Reformed Political Action). University of Ottawa (Room TBA) at 7:00PM.


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Liberty Summer Seminar – Hastings, ON

A weekend of camping, friendship, and music – plus great speakers! Dave the date, registration will open in May.