November 10, 2020 Print

Niels Veldhuis, president of the Fraser Institute discusses the Alberta Prosperity Initiative; a Fraser Institute project that is nominated for the 2020 Templeton Freedom Award. Veldhuis discusses the Fraser Institute’s strategic approach when addressing policy change. By shifting the research focus from the politician to the average Albertan, the Fraser Institute was able to produce policy prescriptions that successfully helped revitalize liberties that have been lost over time in the Canadian province. Listen to hear about how the Fraser Institute combatted special interests that hinder success in the political marketplace and fought for the best interests of the citizens of Alberta through consistently sharing research and data that supports free market ideals.