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April Mises Meet!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by posted in Events.

Ah spring, when a young libertarian’s fancy turns to love (for liberty)! Join the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada for our monthly meet up on Tuesday April 29, at 7 pm, at the Pauper’s Pub! Enjoy food, beverage, and discussion of

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March Mises Meet!

Friday, March 7th, 2014 by posted in Events.

Spring is mercifully around the corner, so celebrate the changing seasons with the Mises Institute of Canada! Join us for our monthly meet up on Tuesday March 25, at 7 pm, at the Pauper’s Pub! Enjoy food, beverage, and discussion

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Sochi Day 14: The Price of a Gold Medal

Friday, February 21st, 2014 by posted in Economics, Education, Events.

Success is its own reward, but sometimes it also means punishment. In few instances is this more apparent than with medal winners in Sochi. Athletes are trying their hardest to stand atop the podium and to do so they have

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Walter Block to Speak at Columbia University

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 by posted in Announcements, Events.

Mises Canada Board Member, economist, and libertarian theoretician Walter Block will be speaking at Columbia University on March 27, 2014. Reprinted from Circle Bastiat Thursday, March 27, 8:30pm 312 Mathematics Building, Columbia University (entrance at 116th and Broadway) From the press

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Outlawing “Bankruptcy” in Europe

Sunday, February 16th, 2014 by posted in Banking, Education, Events, Politics, Politique, Regulation.

The European Union (EU) is currently discussing banning “bankruptcy.” Not the actual financial act, but the word. Apparently there is a stigma attached to going bankrupt. It leaves people thinking that perhaps you are not credit worthy and that they

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Sochi Day 4: Where are the Spectators?

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by posted in Economics, Events.

We can add one more question to all those already being asked about Sochi’s Olympics like, “why did it cost so much?”, and “where did all that money go?”, Where are all the spectators? Photographs of the Games reveal sparse

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Sochi Day 3: The Most Corrupt Games Ever?

Monday, February 10th, 2014 by posted in Economics, Education, Events.

The Olympics are supposed to be the epitome of fair play and honest competition. Why can’t the International Olympic Committee practice what it preaches? The high prestige associated with securing the Games to be held in a candidate city has

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January Mises Meet!

Monday, January 27th, 2014 by posted in Events.

*UPDATE*: Our speaker this month will be Jessica Annis of Operation Pushback. The title of her talk will be “Surviving Sustainability – The Ontario Case Study.” Come kick off the new year with your friends in liberty at the Mises

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JANUARY 20TH IN VANCOUVER: Mises Canada Accredited Courses for Financial Professionals

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 by posted in Economics, Education, Events.

Mises Canada is proud to partner with Cambridge House International to offer financial professionals the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in the School of Austrian Economics. Mises Canada is the leading voice of Austrian Economics in

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Mises Canada Reception in Vancouver at VRIC: January 19, 2014

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by posted in Events.

While at this week’s Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada and Mining Focus Educational Foundation will be hosting a reception sponsored by Almaden Minerals Ltd. We would love to see all of our valued and

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Heads the Fed Wins, Tails You Lose

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 by posted in Banking, Economics, Events.

With the Senate’s recent confirmation, Janet Yellen will soon become the most powerful woman in the world. When she takes over the reins of the Federal Reserve from Ben Bernanke on February 1st, she will become the 15th Fed Chairman

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November Mises Meet!

Monday, November 11th, 2013 by posted in Events.
mises canada

It’s been busy few weeks for the Mises Institute of Canada–between Liberty Now, the Toronto Austrian Scholars Confrence, and the introduction of Eric Sprott to our advisory board, the future is definitely looking bright for freedom in our fair domain!

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September Toronto Mises Meet!

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 by posted in Events.

In 1978, the R&B/Funk/Disco band Earth, Wind & Fire put out their now iconic number 1 jam, “September”. In it, they ask if you the 21st night of September. It was a song about young love, dancing, and carefree attitudes.

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August Mises Meet!

Monday, August 12th, 2013 by posted in Events.

*UPDATE: Our guest speaker this month will be Jesse Kline of the National Post! Check out his commentary here: Summer is ending, and what better way to send off these warm months than with a cold, carbonated beverage and hot,

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July Mises Meet!

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 by posted in Events.
krugman umbrella

UPDATE: Our speaker this month will be Bill Tufts, of Fair Pensions for All. Learn more about Bill here: It’s really coming down, eh? Am I talking about the rain, or the perpetual onslaught of statism? NSA spying, RCMP stealing,

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In an Emergency, the Police State is Apparent

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 by posted in Civil Liberties, Events.
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Talk about being in the right place at the right time. While my friends watched Cougar Creek and the Bow River overflow and destroy about sixty houses in the process – I sat in sunny Mount Forest sipping a beer

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Sex Workers & Freedom

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 by posted in Civil Liberties, Events, Lifestyle.

Last Saturday Montreal’s sex-workers and their supporters took to the streets for a dance-a-thon. They weren’t protesting – as that requires complying with bylaw P-6 – but dancing in an effort to raise awareness about the Supreme Court’s decision next

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See Walter Block in Bellingham on June 20th

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 by posted in Events.
if rp were president

Reprinted from email: Greetings Whatcom County Libertarians. This is Ron Bailey in Birch Bay with an important message. I am sure each of you has asked yourself how things might have been different if our President were Ron Paul rather

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The Great White Short

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 by posted in Capitalism, Economics, Events.

Short selling stocks is a decent way to make money if you know what you’re doing. Vijai Mohan, founder of San Francisco-based hedge fund Hyphen Partners LP,  claims to be one of these people. He’s shorting Canadian banks much to

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Upcoming Toronto Mises Meet: June 25th!

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 by posted in Events.

UPDATE: The speaker for this month will be Martin Sibileau of Popular Macro! Check out his website at Martin is a regular contributor to the blog on financial issues. Check out his archives here. The next Mises pub

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