corporate and think-tank researcher

Donald Gutstein

Social conservatism

Promoting ‘Spiritual Capital:’ What’s In It For Harper?

20 Mar '09

Right-wing guru urges melding religion and money making. Trinity Western University and the Fraser Institute would seem to have little in common aside from their location in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. Trinity Western is an arm of the evangelical Christian church, with a goal to develop “godly Christian leaders.” The Fraser Institute is a business-sponsored

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06 Jul '06

Stephen Harper was a 15-year-old student in Etobicoke’s Richview Collegiate just west of Toronto when MacMillan Bloedel chairman Jack Clyne and other corporate leaders chipped in a total of $75,000 to start the Fraser Institute in 1974. Obviously, they didn’t have a Stephen Harper government in mind when they helped MacBlo vice president Patrick Boyle

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