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Manning Centre: Broadbent Institute program "the single greatest threat" to conservatism

Well, it looks like the Broadbent Institute is striking fear in the hearts of conservatives.

I'd say that's a job well done.

Take a look at this video we got our hands on from the 2014 Manning Centre Networking Conference back in March.

This is the preeminent annual gathering on the conservative calendar. Many of Canada's highest profile conservative politicians and foot soldiers come together at this event and plot out their strategies for the year.

The speaker's name in this video is Dimitri Pantazopoulos.



Broadbent Institute to place budding politicos in cutting-edge U.S. campaigns through new training program

Unique course offered in partnership with leading Democratic firm

OTTAWA—As part of its commitment to supporting the development of a new generation of Canadian leaders, the Broadbent Institute has launched the Camp Progress Practicum, a new hands-on, intensive training and placement opportunity for Canadian campaigners, organizers and activists. The program is offered in collaboration with 270 Strategies, a firm founded by senior strategists from U.S. President Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 campaigns.

Participants will...

Progressive think-tank gears up to take on conservatives

Mark Kennedy / Postmedia 

For years, Ed Broadbent fought his battles on the front lines of Canadian politics as leader of the federal NDP.

These days, he’s taking his fight to a different plain — to the battle of ideas, of influence and of political relevance.

He is chair of a think-tank — the Broadbent Institute — that champions “progressive change,” trains activists and confronts some of the long-term issues...

Broadbent Institute announces Leadership Fellows

Fellows to share expertise and experiences with budding leaders

OTTAWA—The Broadbent Institute today announced its first Leadership Fellows -- a talented and diverse group of 18 leaders from across Canada who will share their expertise and experiences with the next generation of Canadian leaders.

“Together, the Leadership Fellows will strengthen the Institute’s ability to support the growth of the progressive movement in Canada,” said Graham Mitchell, the Broadbent Institute’s Director of Training and...

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