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Progressives gather in Ottawa to discuss economy, strategy

OTTAWA—Leading thinkers in Canada will be meeting in Ottawa this week for a summit where they will map a path to a fair, sustainable and prosperous Canadian economy. The Broadbent Institute’s first annual Progress Summit will be held Friday, March 28 to Sunday, March 30 at the Delta Ottawa.

Speakers include:

  • Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia Mariana Mazzucato, author of "The Entrepreneurial State" 
  • Anastasia Khoo, Marketing Director, Human Rights Campaign 
  • Axelle Lemaire, Quebec-born French National Assemblywoman for Northern Europe 
  • Ed Broadbent, Chair, Broadbent Institute 
  • Don Drummond, professor at Queen’s University and Canadian economist 
  • Alex Himelfarb, former Privy Council Clerk 
  • Mitch Stewart, 270 Strategies Founding Partner and Battleground States Director for the 2012 Obama for America campaign 

Media are encouraged to accredit in advance:

A full schedule of speakers is available online:

For more information and to book interviews in advance, please contact:

Caitlin Kealey 
ckealey [at] broadbentinstitute [dot] ca  or 613-818-7956