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'Seeking Social Democracy' Book Launch Events

  The first full-length treatment of Ed Broadbent’s ideas and remarkable seven-decade engagement in public life. Part memoir, part history, part political manifesto, Seeking Social Democracy offers the first full-length...

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Ed Broadbent Statement on the Passing of Monique Bégin

Canada has lost an exceptional woman. Monique Bégin was a leader in the cause of gender equality, a leader in bringing universal healthcare to Canada and in general a leader...

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Seeking Social Democracy - Pre-Order Today!

  Seeking Social Democracy: Seven Decades in the Fight for Equality By: Ed Broadbent PC, Frances Abele CM, Jonathan Sas & Luke Savage   Part memoir, part history, part political manifesto,...

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2023 Ellen Meiksins Wood Lecture ft. Armine Yalnizyan

Read the full 2023 Ellen Meiksins Wood Lecture This edition of the Ellen Meiksins Wood Lecture was held on Tuesday, May 23rd at an event in partnership with Toronto Metropolitan...

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Broadbent Institute at #CLC2023

The Broadbent Institute joined with Canada's labour movement at the Canadian Labour Congress' 2023 Constitutional Convention in Montréal. This year's convention featured PressProgress' Emily Leedham, having conversations with workers about her...

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Budget 2023 Reaction: Dental Care with MP Don Davies

The new 2023 budget commits to $13 billion in funding over five years for the New Canadian Dental Care Plan, expanding public healthcare to provide dental coverage for middle- and...

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Budget 2023 Reaction: Green Industrial Policy with Brendan Haley

The federal Liberal government’s budget touts $56 billion in tax credits to spur investments in climate change measures. These come in response to the US Biden Administration’s Inflation Reduction Act,...

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Budget 2023 Reaction: Capital Gains Taxes with Professor Rhys Kesselman

It’s Federal Budget Day 2023, and it’s tax season, and among the spending and revenue measures being proposed by the Liberal government are changes to capital gains taxes. Director of Policy...

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Broadbent Institute Announces Jennifer Yin Barrett as Senior Director of Strategy and Operations

The Broadbent Institute is pleased to announce Jennifer Yin Barrett as the organization’s new Senior Director of Strategy and Operations. Jennifer comes to the Institute with over a decade of...

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Recognizing Progress: Announcing Broadbent Institute 2023 Awards

Each year, in partnership with the Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, and former MP and city councillor Olivia Chow, the Broadbent Institute has the honour of awarding the Jack Layton Progress...