OTTAWA — The Broadbent Institute today launcheda digital campaign with the release of a new video to seize on the momentum for change as advance polls open.
Can’t Wait, a one-minute video produced in English and French by Pollinator Films, captures the excitement and urgency people are feeling as voting day approaches. In five vignettes, the video uses humour to grab people’s attention.
MONTREAL— Quebecers greatly underestimate the wealth gap in Quebec and would prefer a much more balanced distribution of wealth. These findings are the key takeaways from the first nationwide survey that asked Canadians from all provinces how they think wealth is distributed and what they think would be the ideal distribution.
OTTAWA— A five-year $50-billion public infrastructure spending initiative would generate a return on investment to Canadians over the long term as high as $3.83 per dollar spent, trigger significant private sector investment and stimulate wage increases, according to a new study by an independent economic modelling firm.
OTTAWA—The Broadbent Institute’s Stand up for Progress National Tour featuring Harry Leslie Smith wraps up today after the Second World War veteran traveled nearly 17,000 kilometers inspiring the next generation of progressives in the lead-up to the federal election.
Canada’s oldest rebel and author of Harry’s Last Stand: How The World My Generation Built Is Falling Down, And What We Can Do To Save It hit seven Canadian cities across five provinces, from Victoria to Halifax, in the past month. The tour ends in Oshawa today.
Ottawa, ON—Canadian millennials have little confidence in politicians and are even more jaded than their American counterparts are about whether they care about young people’s views or are interested in taking action on youth priorities, according to a new pioneering comparative survey.
OTTAWA--Even before the Conservative government increased the contribution limit for Tax-Free Savings Accounts, the proportion of people maxing out their TFSAs had dropped dramatically from 64 per cent to under 18 per cent. Moreover, participation and maximization patterns by age and income suggest that asset shifting and income splitting are the primary sources of contributions rather than new saving, a new Broadbent Institute study has found.