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Board of Directors

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Former MLA and MP.
Former MLA and MP.
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.
Marie-Hélène Dubé is a Montreal-based lawyer.
Sharmarke Dubow is a Victoria City Councillor.
Monika Dutt is a public health and family doctor, and is Executive Director of the Timiskaming Health Unit.
Michael Hay is Executive Director of Progress Toronto.
Opreet Kang is a well-regarded community leader with over 20 years of community and political advocacy work and volunteerism.
Bill Knight is a former MP and Chief Whip for the 1972-1974 minority Parliament. He is the current president of Hebb, Knight and Associates.
City Councillor for Ward 7, Saskatoon
Peggy Nash is a former MP and Chair of Ted Rogers School of Management's Centre for Labour Management Relations Advisory Committee.
Pat Thompson is the Director of Social Impact at the Atkinson Charitable Foundation.
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.


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 is the Development Coordinator for Individual Relations at the Broadbent Institute.
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...
Luke LeBrun is the Editor of PressProgress.
🌾 Reporter covering Manitoba & Saskatchewan for @PressProgress. 📻 Host labour podcast Rank & File Radio at @rankandfileca. 🤝 Socialist. 🏴 Anti-fascist.
progressive campaigner and fundraiser / he/him/they/them 🏳️‍🌈 / opinions are my own
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...
Brittney is the Development Coordinator - Organizations at the Broadbent Institute.
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 pro...