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The Manning Centre has been fostering the next generation of Conservative leaders and thinkers since 2005. They're annual networking conference is a must for anyone interested in learning more about, individual responsibility, free markets and how government can get out of the way. It is a hybrid between the latest technical know-how and theory based policy.
In fact, a trailer promoting the upcoming conference has been circulating the Internet for about a month now on You-Tube. The short one minute video clip takes the viewer on a patriotic and panacea journey of the opening and building of the Canadian frontier. In addition to highlighting quaint brief glimpses into
As for the conference this year, slated for March 8-10, the schedule of programmes includes "Beyond The Welfare State” and a "Conservative View Of The Armed Forces". As well there will be distinguished speakers such as world-renowned British ME P. Daniel Hannan including Conservative strategist, Nick Kouvalis; along with a slew of federal MPs including the Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney. Clearly for one weekend this will be the center for small “C” Conservative thought in the country.
In short, the Manning Centre event has turned into a hub not only for free market solutions to today's policy questions, but the premier place to promote Conservative ideas. Recently a poll was released by Angus Reid showing that most Canadians believe the country has become more Conservative in the last decade. However, the paradox of this poll was that overwhelming numbers in
Although more Canadians than ever believe
Although there might be differences in geography, backgrounds and vocation, all Conservatives can rally behind a similar set of basic values. Traditions do not just spring up overnight, hopefully the Manning Centre Conference events will become a staple of Conservative thought and engagement for years to come.
By the way, I have it on good authority you might even see some friendly faces from the Prince Arthur Herald there don't forget to say hello.
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