Humans have become data-producing machines

Every Google search, credit card purchase, social media interaction, and doctor’s visit leave traces of information about you, where you’ve been, who you’ve interacted with, and what you like. What’s more, advertisers, data brokers, and government agencies can collect and analyze the digital breadcrumbs you leave behind as you go about your day. Welcome to the world of ‘big data.’

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Digital Campaigner

Position Summary and Core Expectations

The Broadbent Institute is seeking a Digital Campaigner to develop and execute comprehensive digital campaigns to help achieve the organization’s communications, advocacy and fundraising goals. Reporting to the Program Director and the Development Director,  the Digital Campaigner will work in collaboration with the fundraising, communications and campaign teams.

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Workers must be at the centre of shaping Canada’s ‘Green New Deal’

An idea has been developing. Perhaps three of the biggest threats to our societies – environmental destruction, public austerity and economic inequality – stem from a single problem: a rapacious economic model that assumes everything, including people, is a resource to be consumed. Until there’s no more.

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Tackling climate change in Canada requires global action

As Canada warms twice the rate as the rest of the world, it is in our interest to play a leading role on the global stage to facilitate greater collective action to address climate change. [1]

 

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