The Broadbent Institute is Canada’s leading progressive, independent organization championing change through the promotion of democracy, equality, and sustainability and the training of a new generation of leaders.


Divest from Police to Re-Invest in Communities

February 19, 2019

Gun violence continues to be a chronic social cancer festering in the margins of municipal metropoles across Canada. Impoverished and under-resourced Indigenous, Black and racially disadvantaged communities bear the brunt of the burden of our country’s gun violence problems. So, when the CBC  reports that, “Shootings have been on the... Read more

Affordable Communities

February 13, 2019

For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan for governments to work together to tackle a problem; while serving as a guide for advocates working towards [what should... Read more