Posted by NationBuilder Support · January 15, 2015 5:00 AM
Agenda during election year includes biggest gathering of progressive minds at Progress Summit 2015
OTTAWA—Ed Broadbent, Chair of the Broadbent Institute, is pleased to welcome noted leaders from across the country to the Institute’s Board of Directors to help shape the organization’s growing research and training agenda.
Posted by NationBuilder Support · December 16, 2014 4:00 AM
Animated video shows what people think gap is compared to the ideal and actual wealth distributions
OTTAWA—Canadians vastly underestimate the wealth gap in Canada and want a much more balanced distribution. This is the key finding in the first-ever survey to ask Canadians what they think the wealth distribution is and what they think the ideal should be.
Posted by NationBuilder Support · December 10, 2014 7:04 PM
OTTAWA—The Broadbent Institute is offering news media embargoed copies of an animated video and accompanying landmark survey that asked Canadians for the first time what they think the wealth gap is and what the ideal should be. This allowed for a comparison with the actual wealth distribution in Canada.
Posted by NationBuilder Support · October 20, 2014 9:55 AM
Report shows inquiry needed to examine CRA processes to ensure transparency and fairness
OTTAWA—Right-leaning charities are reporting zero “political” activity while engaging in work that appears to meet the Canada Revenue Agency’s definition, a new Broadbent Institute report has found. This raises new questions about the agency’s selection process for determining which charities are targeted for political-activity audits and how charities are interpreting CRA’s definition of “political” activity.
Posted by NationBuilder Support · October 16, 2014 5:03 AM
OTTAWA—The Broadbent Institute is pleased to announce that Hugh Segal, Master of Massey College at the University of Toronto, will be interviewing renowned economist and author Robert Reich following Reich's keynote address at the Institute's second annual Progress Gala in November in Toronto.
Posted by NationBuilder Support · October 03, 2014 5:06 AM
OTTAWA—As part of its commitment to supporting the development of a new generation of progressive leaders in Canada, the Broadbent Institute is pleased to announce the second phase of Camp Progress Practicum -- a new hands-on, intensive training and placement opportunity for Canadian campaigners.
Posted by NationBuilder Support · September 17, 2014 8:36 AM
VANCOUVER—More women need to run for – and win – elected office, says New York State’s youngest assemblywoman Nily Rozic. She is in Vancouver with her campaign manager, Sally Frank, to speak at a special event showcasing the front and back room of a progressive political victory in New York City.
Posted by NationBuilder Support · September 16, 2014 5:00 AM
Ryan Meili to be joined by Broadbent Institute's Mira Oreck and local progressive leaders
WHITEHORSE—Dr. Ryan Meili, author of A Healthy Society and founding director of Upstream: Institute for a Healthy Society, is coming to town with the message that positive change is possible through people-centred grassroots action. Dr. Meili will speak at Yukon Change Makers, an event co-organized by the Yukon Federation of Labour (YFL), the Broadbent Institute and Upstream that will enhance local community organizing.