Team

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Board of Directors

Expertise: Indigenous Rights, Youth, Social and Public Policy, Politics of Identity, Racialization, Social Exclusion and Inclusion, Education, New Media and M...
Former MLA for New Westminster
Environment, Faith & Politics, Globalization / Environnement, Foi & la politique, Mondialisation
First elected to Parliament in 1968, Ed served as an MP for 21 years, 14 of which were spent as leader of the New Democratic Party.
Avocate @GoldwaterDube. Contre la discrimination sous toutes ses formes | Over two decades of experience promoting equality and fairness
City Councillor @cityofVictoria| Director @broadbent| Regional Transit Commission Member @bctransit| Former @ccrweb Board Member| #Housing #Transit #Equity 🇨🇦
Executive Director @Timiskaming Health Unit - Former Executive Director @UpstreamAction - Public Health & Family Doctor - Board member @Broadbent - @capebret...
nêhiyaw nakîwacîhk ohci | Proud @uSask alumnus | Solutionist | Storyteller | Big ideas, bigger laugh | Executive Director @CdnRoots | He/Him
Executive Director @progresstoronto
Constantly working towards a fulfilling and great life for myself and all! A more clever & snappy bio to follow...till then enjoy the periodic tweets!
Raised in the Prairies, been a member of parliament. President and CEO,/commissioner ,now a Board Director.
City Councillor for Ward 7, Saskatoon
Feminist. Progressive. Runner. // Former MP for Parkdale—High Park
Director of Social Impact, @AtkinsonCF. #socialjusticephilanthropy #decentwork #faireconomies #futureofworkers
Brian Topp recently completed a two-year stint as chief-of-staff to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. During this period the Government of Alberta introduced a ...
Maeva Vilain is a city councillor in Jeanne Mance, one of the Plateau Mont-Royal districts in Montreal. Elected under the banner of Projet Montréal, she is o...

Staff

Brittany Andrew-Amofah is the Senior Policy and Research Analyst at the Broadbent Institute where she is responsible for setting the research and policy dire...
Previously bringing his entrepreneurial experience to the head office of Ontario’s New Democrats as their Fundraising Manager and the Head of Labour and Corp...
Alejandra Bravo is the Director of Leadership and Training at the Broadbent Institute, where she builds backbone for progressive organizing in Canada. She is...
Alex holds a BA and MA in English, and is currently working on his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining Press Progress in 2018, he w...
Devon Crick is in love with social justice. He believes that there is nothing that we cannot accomplish if we work together towards a common goal. He also ha...
Administrative Assistant
Andrew Jackson is the Broadbent Institute's Senior Policy Advisor. In September, 2012 he retired from a long career as Chief Economist and Director of Social...
Arshia Lakhani is the Digital Engagement Specialist at the Broadbent Institute. She was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario. She graduated from York Univ...
Luke LeBrun is the Editor of PressProgress.
🌾 Reporter covering Manitoba & Saskatchewan for @PressProgress. 📻 Host labour podcast Rank & File Radio at @rankandfileca. 🤝 Socialist. 🏴 Anti-fascist.
Nate Little brings political campaign experience and a passion for social democracy to his position of Development Assistant at the Broadbent Institute.
Stephen Magusiak is a freelance writer and journalist based in Calgary, Alberta. His work focuses on current events, history, and political analysis relating...
Katrina Miller is the Program Director for the Broadbent Institute, driving the Institute’s policy, campaign and communications work to build the progressive...
Originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Michael Penny has a passion to improve digital advocacy and innovation in progressive politics. Michael earned his Mast...
Riley Peterson is the Communications Assistant at the Broadbent Institute. She is an effective organizer, communicator and strategist with over five years of...
Development Coordinator - Organizations
Rick Smith has been the Executive Director of the Broadbent Institute since 2013. Under his leadership, the Institute has grown into Canada’s pre-eminent pr...