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.


Alberta gets it right on $15 minimum wage

October 26, 2016

The Alberta government has done it. On October 1st, the minimum wage increased by one dollar to $12.20 per hour, making it the highest provincial, but not territorial, minimum wage in Canada.  Read more

How to build a progressive future for BC

October 25, 2016

On September 22 and 23, the Broadbent Institute hosted Progress Summit BC to chart a progressive path forward for the province in this critical election year. Below are key insights put forward by leaders from six different sectors on the BC they want to build — the progressive policy changes and hard choices that... Read more