Panelists at this year’s Manning Networking Conference believe that conservative values are true to what young Canadians want from their country and say rising numbers of youth flocking to right-wing events is proof of that.
The annual Manning conference, which takes place this weekend and has been dubbed the “Woodstock” of events for “small-c” conservatives and “big-C” Conservatives, is boasting more young delegates than ever before, with 200 registered as of Thursday and more expected as the conference gets underway. A spokesperson says last year’s conference drew 140.
Aaron Gunn works for the Canadian Taxpayer’s Federation in Victoria, B.C. and describes himself as a non-partisan, ‘small-c’ conservative, who believes in fiscal responsibility and small government.
He will be one of five speakers at a lunchtime panel on Friday discussing the next generation of conservatism and how young people can find employment within the conservative movement.
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