CPAC

Public Record

Loading video...

Public Record - The Calgary Congress


The Calgary Congress public assembly in Calgary, Alta., September 30, 2006.

Calgary Congress co-chairs Danielle Smith and Link Byfield introduce speeches concerning major constitutional challenges facing Canada in the 21st century. This assembly session focuses on equalization payments and federal government policies concerning Atlantic provinces.

Jason Clemens (director of fiscal studies for the Fraser Institute) speaks about prospective economic growth in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Peter Holle (president of the Frontier Centre for Public Policy) offers a Manitoban perspective on alternatives to provincial fiscal equalization payments. Brian Lee Crowley (president of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies) presents an Atlantic Canadian perspective on lagging economies and alternatives to employment insurance and regional development subsidies.

Later, Andy Crooks (chair of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation) moderates questions from assembly attendees. Jason Kenney (Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Stephen Harper) makes opening remarks.


more less

Related Videos

Question Period

February 14, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to questions about taxes and his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Finance Minister Bill...

PrimeTime Politics

February 14, 2017

Host Peter Van Dusen speaks with Jeffery Wilson (lead lawyer) and Chief Marcia Brown Martel (lead plaintiff) in the 'Sixties Scoop' class...

Question Period

February 13, 2017

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould answers questions about mandatory minimum sentences for criminals and victims’ rights. Treasury...

PrimeTime Politics

February 13, 2017

Peter Van Dusen has full coverage of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. We welcome Transport...