Think tank

Institute for Liberal Studies

ILS

Ottawa,ON, Canada

The Institute for Liberal Studies (ILS) is a registered educational charity dedicated to encouraging the discussion of classical liberal ideas in Canada. They encourage discussion and debate about issues grounded in democracy, rule of law, and economic and personal freedoms. Its mission is to provide a venue where people can hear from leading scholars and policy experts while discussing important ideas in a non-partisan environment.ILS seminars focus on themes such as the relationship between economics and government, philosophy and society, environmental policy and social policy. Many of our one-day seminars are held on university campuses and are offered free of charge. Students, faculty, and members of the public are welcome at these events.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.liberalstudies.ca/

Address:
368 Dalhousie Street, Suite 301, Ottawa, ON K1N 7G3

Country:
Canada

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Canada
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
Institute for Liberal Studies
 16
Canada average
 35
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Matt Bufton, Janet Bufton
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Matt Bufton (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Matt Bufton (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Matt Bufton
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institute for Liberal Studies
 10
Canada average
 21
Global average
 139
% Female staff
2019
Institute for Liberal Studies
 20%
Canada average
33% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Institute for Liberal Studies
 0%
Canada average
21% 
Global average
33% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Institute for Liberal Studies
 5,566
Canada average
 21,433
Global average
 27,922
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institute for Liberal Studies
 1,735
Canada average
 11,981
Global average
 16,331
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Liberal Studies
 365
Canada average
 1,206
Global average
 6,574
Followers (2019)
Institute for Liberal Studies
 676
Canada average
 5,065
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Institute for Liberal Studies
 126
Canada average
 4,124
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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