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Nine in Ten Canadians Support Taxing the Rich “More”

May 30, 2013

Average Canadian Defines ‘Rich’ As $195,000 Annual Household Income

While Canadians have great respect and admiration for the success and innovation of the country’s ‘rich’, most believe they should be putting more into the national coffers, according to a new poll conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of The Munk Debates.

Eleventh Semi-Annual Munk Debate Announced

Apr 13, 2013

Newt Gingrich, George Papandreou, Arthur Laffer, and Robert Reich convene in Toronto, Canada, to debate the global response to economic inequality.

Debate convinces audience that the world can tolerate a nuclear Iran

Nov 26, 2012

Can the world tolerate an Iran with nuclear weapons? Respondents in the Toronto audience initially believed it could not, and this belief held following the debate.

Iran Debate Announcement Press Release

Oct 15, 2012

Charles Krauthammer, Fareed Zakaria, Vali Nasr and Amos Yadlin convene in Toronto, Canada to debate the global response to Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Most Surveyed Agree Debt Crisis Will Lead to Breakup of European Union

May 25, 2012

Most Surveyed in Six Countries—Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Greece and Spain—(51%) Agree Europe's Current Debt Crisis is Indicative of Long-Standing Problems that Will Lead to Breakup of European Union. An almost equal average majority (52%) of those surveyed agree that they "support programs and policies aimed at cutting government spending to reduce public debt, instead of stimulating economic growth by increasing government spending".