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Peter Coleman
Peter ColemanExecutive Director, Canadian Freedom Institute

Peter Coleman graduated form the University of Western Ontario in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts and from the University of Windsor in 1980 with a Bachelor of Commerce. He completed his Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants designation in 1983.

He spent 30 years working in financial management roles for various companies including KMPG, George Weston and a variety of other industries.

Coleman was the volunteer treasurer of the National Citizens Coalition from 1990 to 2003. He was on the Western University alumni board and is currently active in his local Optimist Club.

He joined the NCC full time in March 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to President and CEO in May 2006.

Beyond the milk and cookies approach to Canadian blood plasma

By |March 8th, 2021|

Canada, as a country, is not serious about collecting enough plasma. In fact, with the exception of Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and the U.S., no country is serious about collecting enough plasma. In each of these countries, commercial plasma collection centres compensate people for giving plasma. In all other countries, they are not so compensated. And every country that does not have commercial paid plasma centres imports therapies from the countries that do.

What is the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership?

By |February 10th, 2021|

One of the largest and most comprehensive trade agreements in the world may soon get even bigger. We’re talking about the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), an 11-country pact that the United Kingdom has officially expressed interest in joining. Below is a primer on the CPTPP, why it’s important and what we should expect in the days and months ahead.

How tax dollars become dividends

By |February 4th, 2021|

The unfortunate layoffs this week of over 200 Bell employees have served as a reminder of how large corporations are able to game the system and take windfall profits off the back of taxpayers while small businesses across the country struggle to keep the lights on. This came hours after the conclusion of Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk, a corporate social responsibility campaign aimed at increasing the company’s heart-share among Canadians by encouraging conversations about mental health.

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