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Pride is a celebration. It’s an annual opportunity for the LGBT community to cast off the cloak of heteronormativity and revel in our true selves - whatever and whoever that...Blog
Earlier this month we welcomed Professor Mariana Mazzucato to the Progress Summit stage. The event focused on innovative approaches to steer the economy and society towards an equitable and sustainable...In the News
Every year -- in partnership with the eminent Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, and Olivia Chow -- the Broadbent Institute has the honour of awarding the Jack Layton and Charles Taylor...
Economic inequality is one of the critical challenges of our time. To reverse the growing gap and create a more fair and just society, progressives must demand public policies that focus on shared prosperity and equitable wealth distribution for all.Read more
To reverse the hollowing out of democracy, Canada must restore faith in the system and renew public engagement in the political process including reforming democratic institutions to be accountable and responsive, advocating for more formal representation of women and minority groups, and investing in communities.Read more
Climate change, deforestation, water contamination, cancer-causing toxins, ecosystem decline: Canada must focus on the development of innovative greener industries that generate good jobs and globally competitive companies that can fuel Canada’s long-term economic well-being.Read more
Social democracy is an array of social movements promoting equality and recognition of differences, including feminism, anti-racism, the environmental movement and struggles for the recognition of disability rights and Indigenous rights.Read more