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Broadbent Institute brings democracy advocate Ana Maria Archila to Vancouver

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The Broadbent Institute has been promoting progressive policies from its Ontario base since 2011, but tonight it will hold its inaugural event in Vancouver to launch its B.C. arm.

Ana María Archila, co-executive director of the U.S.-based Center for Popular Democracy, will speak at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden (578 Carrall Street) at 7:30 p.m.

"Essentially, it's a way of formally...

Broadbent Institute expands across the country with B.C. launch

Special guests from New York City showcase winning strategies for democratic renewal

VANCOUVER—The Broadbent Institute today expands west with a B.C. launch as part of its commitment to build a progressive agenda right across the country.

"As a national organization committed to furthering progressive values throughout Canada, I’m delighted about our expansion in British Columbia. There is much to gain from working together to promote democracy, equality and sustainability here in Vancouver, across the province and the country,"...

Broadbent Institute convenes progressives for BC launch with one of New York City’s top organizers; hosts luncheon, Democracy: beyond the ballot box with NYC civic leader

VANCOUVER—The Broadbent Institute will be holding its British Columbia launch with one of New York City’s top organizers as a special guest and hosting a luncheon with a leading NYC civic engagement leader as part of the Institute’s inaugural events in BC. The Broadbent Institute is a national progressive policy and training organization dedicated to promoting democracy, equality and sustainability.


WHAT: The Broadbent Institute’s inaugural BC event, BC Progress: building power, advancing...

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