Announcement of Inaugural Ellen Meiksins Wood Prize & Lecture


In January 2016, the Broadbent Institute lost our dear friend and inspiration Professor Ellen Meiksins Wood.

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The Broadbent Institute’s Fellows Program


Image: New fellow Partrick Turmel on the panel "Securing the Next Generation of Social Programs" at Progress Summit 2016.

The Broadbent Institute is pleased to announce the relaunch of the Broadbent Institute’s Fellows Program — an integral part of the Institute’s mission to develop and expand a progressive, social democratic vision for Canada.

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Job Posting: Program Director


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Director is responsible for the oversight of the Institute's campaigns and communications. This position could be based in the Toronto, Ottawa or Montreal offices.

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3 areas where the government's new immigration plan falls short

An Immigration sign in an airport

During a press conference last Wednesday, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, announced the government’s new immigration plan. Over the course of three years, the government will admit a total amount of 980,000 immigrants and refugees — 310,000 in 2018, 330,000 in 2019 and 340,000 in 2020. The details of the new plan were delivered alongside a strong economic argument: Canada’s population is aging, therefore, immigrants are needed to offset future employment shortages and to contribute to our growing economy.

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