Each year, the MEI, in co-operation with the Fraser Institute, holds in Montreal a public policy student seminar.
Each year, the MEI, in co-operation with the Fraser Institute, holds in Montreal a public policy student seminar. The presentations are made in both English and French with simultaneous translation. There is no registration fee and lunch is included. The MEI gives away some copies of its publications and prizes are been drawn among participants. This year’ speakers were:
JONATHAN FORTIER, Professor of English Literature at Bishop’s University;
VALENTIN PETKANTCHIN, Research Director at the Montreal Economic Institute;
CAROLE BEAULIEU, Editor-in-Chief of the magazine L’actualité;
FRED McMAHON, Director of Globalization Studies at the Fraser Institute;
STEVEN HORWITZ, Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University.
Vanessa Schneider, Associate Director of Student Programs at the Fraser Institute, with Jasmin Guénette, Coordinator of events and responsible for student affairs at the MEI.
Retiring ÉNAP Professor and Senior Fellow at the MEI, Jean-Luc Migué, was the MC.
More than 125 students attented the seminar.
MEI’s Research Director, Valentin Petkantchin, gave a talk about the ideas and facts that plead in favour of suppressing the Société des alcools du Québec’s monopoly over alcohol’s sales.