Conservative government’s inequality budget hands billions to wealthiest families
OTTAWA—The 2015-16 federal budget contains costly measures that will exacerbate economic inequality and see billions flow to Canada’s wealthiest families while leaving the majority of Canadians with no benefit at all, says the Broadbent Institute.
Broadbent Institute Executive Director Rick Smith available to comment on 2015-16 budget
OTTAWA—Executive Director Rick Smith will be in Ottawa to react to the 2015-16 federal budget. The budget is widely expected to contain measures that will exacerbate economic inequality...
More young Canadians back a progressive agenda than older Canadians: New study of massive dataset
Findings released at Progress Summit 2015 raise question of how youth vote could change election result
OTTAWA—More than older Canadians, younger Canadians support increases in taxes tied to better public services, prioritize environmental protection...
Media availability of author of new report on youth political attitudes
New study of massive dataset of over 8,000 Canadians being released Friday at #prgrs15
OTTAWA— University of Saskatchewan political scientist David McGrane will be available to answer questions from reporters about his new study being published Friday...
Canada’s largest annual progressive politics conference kicks off tomorrow
Sold out #prgrs15...
Only one week left until Canada’s largest annual progressive politics conference
OTTAWA—Media are invited to Progress Summit 2015 from March 26 to 28, when 800 participants are coming together during this crucial election year to tackle the big issues facing the country and help shape the future of Canada’s progressive movement.