The Broadbent Institute is an independent, non-partisan organization championing progressive change through the promotion of democracy, equality, and sustainability and the training of a new generation of leaders.


Fraser Institute is wrong on the Canada Pension Plan

July 25, 2015

A recent study from the Fraser Institute claims boosting premiums to pay for higher Canada Pension Plan benefits would not work, since individuals would simply save less in RRSPs and other individual savings vehicles. Thus there would be no overall increase in retirement income, and individuals would have less flexible... Read more

Higher education no silver bullet in fight against inequality

July 25, 2015

Young people are constantly told that a post secondary qualification is the key to getting a good job, and tens of thousands of students are graduating this year in search of a full-time job matching their qualifications. For an individual, a  good education certainly raises the odds of finding a... Read more