Libertarian Meetups in Ontario

Libertarian Pub Nights and Events Calendar

Come by and meet flesh and blood libertarians at one of our monthly “dinner” meetings in Ontario. We promise not to bite non-libertarians who want to find out more about our philosophy, but we do promise a vigorous debate for anyone who challenges our ideas.

Bring a friend. Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you there!

Virtual Provincial Monthly Pub night - October 1st at 8:00 PM - and the first Wednesday of every month unless otherwise posted.  

Everyone is welcome for a freewheeling chat - BYOB

Instructions for attending the call in are here:

Stratford Pub Night - Wednesday October 1 at 7:00 P.M. (First Wednesday of the Month)

Location: Pazzo Pizzeria, 70 Ontario Street, Stratford, 519-273-6666 or 1-877-440-9666.  Come and join us for our monthly "dinner" meeting. Discussing the principles of complete liberty, Austrian Economics, Free Markets & Libertarian Ideas.  Enjoy free thinking and rational, ethical, and consistent principles.  Bring a friend. Everyone is welcome.  Hope to see you there! For more information, contact Ben and Amy Eby (email or 226-779-1577).

Windsor Pub Night - Thursday October 2 at 7:00 P.M.

New Location: The Spitfire & Firkin (11828 Tecumseh Rd E, very close to intersection with Banwell, just across the street from Tim Horton) at 7:00 p.m.   This is an opportunity for individuals in the greater Windsor area to find out more about libertarian ideas and the Libertarian Party.  For more information email Marek Wojtera.  Pub nights are every second Thursday. Next meetings are October 16th (tentative) and 30th.

Ontario Region General Meeting for the LPC.  Saturday, October 4 at 1:00pm

Location: Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre, 1550 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7M 9E3

The Libertarian Party of Canada presents the first annual Ontario Regional General Meeting. The Ontario Regional Caucus, which consists of members of the Party residing within Ontario, will come together to meet and review Party plans for 2015. The Caucus will also elect a Regional Director to represent the region on the LPC's Board of Directors.

While the event is organized by the Libertarian Party of Canada, non-members and all individuals are invited to attend to learn more about the Liberty movement in Canada and the LPC. Opportunities to purchase memberships and make donations to the Party will be available at the event. Stay tuned for a list of surprise speakers!

For more information, contact Mark Burnison at
Toronto Pub Night Wednesday October 8th, 7:00 PM  

Location: Granite Brewery and Restaurant245 Eglinton Avenue East at Mt.Pleasant Rd. (416-322-0723).  Everyone welcome - bring a friend. For more information email Jim McIntosh or phone him at 416-283-7589. The next Toronto Pub Night is Wednesday November 12, 2014.

Hamilton Pub Night - Thursday October 9 at 7:00 P.M.


Introducing the leader of the Libertarian Party of Canada, Tim Moen!  Tim will be our guest as he unveils our party's brand new colours, platform, website, and direction! We will be discussing preparations for the 2015 election, as well as plans for the creation of a federal riding association in Hamilton. Party members and potential candidates:

You definitely don't won't want to miss this event!  For more information please email Mark Burnison

Guelph Pub Night - Friday October 10, 7:00 PM (usual is 2nd Friday of each month)

McCabe's Irish Pub & Grill, 9 Wyndham St N. Guelph, ON N1H 4E5 (519) 836-3400Please RSVP to Andrew Donovan by email or call 519-362-7660 so he can reserve a large-enough table. The next Pub Night will be November14, 2014.

Kitchener-Waterloo Pub Night - Thursday October 16, 7:00 PM (3rd Thursday of each month)

New (Old) Location: Benny's Family Restaurant   Come out to enjoy friendly libertarian conversation.  Invite your friends - all are welcome. Please RSVP to Paul Herriot by email or call 519 208-8379 so he can reserve a large-enough table. The next Pub Night will be November 20, 2014

Ottawa Meeting - Monthly Pub Meeting - Saturday October 18 - 2-4 pm (not the 2nd Saturday of each month this month due to Thanksgiving weekend)

Location: O'Brien's eatery and Pub1145 Heron Road.  Everyone is welcome - and we always have fun. There is no charge for the meeting. Just pay for your own food and drink. You can even just have a water if your budget is tight. For more information about the meeting, please email Darcy Neal Donnelly (he prefers to be called Neal) or phone, cell 613-290-3159, home 613-524-3281 or better still,  just show up! Next meeting is November 8, 2014.

Stouffville Pub Night - Wednesday  October 22, 2014 6:00 PM (fourth Wednesday of each month) 

Location: The Lion of Stouffville: 5917 Main St., Stouffville, ON, 905-642-1344. Come meet other libertarians in a friendly atmosphere and discuss the government-created issues of the day. We meet in the dining room. Order dinner and/or drinks and pay your own tab. For more information visit our Facebook pageemail Allen Small or phone 905-477-4357. The next Stouffville Pub night will be November 26, 2014.

Liberty Now and Annual General Meeting November 1 and 2. - Note Liberty now has been cancelled, the convention will continue as planne.

Looking for dedicated Volunteers to advance the cause of Liberty!!!  For the weekend of **Nov. 1 & 2** - for one or both days.  For set-up, speaker introductions and thank you's, ticket taking, trouble shooting, general clean up and other sundry duties.

Please send me a private message and I will outline the benefits to you, Derek Elliott.

Liberty Now is an all day gathering in its third year, promoting individual liberty through free markets, property rights & limited government.

Ideas are the most powerful forces in our society. Liberty Now is an opportunity to network with other liberty-minded Canadians on ideas to restore freedom, prosperity, sound money, and justice to Canada.

Whether you are a conservative, classical liberal, libertarian, objectivist, a follower of the Austrian school, or just in favour of smaller government, you'll find something of interest at Liberty Now. 

Join us and take the future in a new direction!

Liberty Now will occur on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at the Bahen Centre for Information Technology, 40 St. George. St. Toronto. Tickets are available at

Speakers so far:

Peter Foster (Author and National Post columnist)

Prof. Pierre Desrochers (University of Toronto)

Karen Selick (Canadian Constitution Foundation)

Candice Malcolm (Canadian Taxpayers Federation) 

Gerry Nicholls (Canada’s Post Partisan Pundit)

Anthony Furey (Journalist at SUN Media)

Jean-Serge Brisson (Politician and Activist)

Anthony Di Iorio (Bitcoin Alliance of Canada)

Chris Horlacher (CA and Mises Canada)

Predrag Rajšić (Postdoctoral Fellow University of Guelph)

Nipissing Pub Night  

Location: The Crown and Beaver Pub (705) 478-5551. Come meet other libertarians in a friendly atmosphere and discuss the government-created issues of the day. For more information email Derek Elliott.

Sudbury Pub Night - August TBD

Come and meet other libertarians from the region. Please contact for the details on the location or visit the Northern Ontario Libertarians Facebook page to indicate you would like to attend. 

Simcoe Pub Night - August TBD
 Blue Elephant Pub96 Norfolk St. S  (519-428-2886).  We've had three meetings of libertarains and friends in Simcoe, hosted by Mark Burnison, our candidate in Haldimand-Norfolk.  Contact him by email or phone 289-213-9711. Watch for updates about a possible speaker and the date for the next Pub Night. 

Brockville Meeting - August TBD 

Location: Keystorm Pub, 2 Court House Ave. (613-345-0404).  Come out and chat with Hal Gabriel, your Libertarian candidate in Leeds-Grenville. For more information email Hal or phone 613-316-8026.  

If you would like to organize a Libertarian Pub Night in your area, please contact John Shaw by email or phone 905 806 5170.

Last updated - September 25, 2014.