Posts Tagged ‘broadbent institute’

We’re here in Ottawa for the Broadbent Institute Progress Summit!

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

2016 Progress Summit
Progressive organizers, activists and communicators from across Canada are gathered in Ottawa for the third annual Broadbent Institute Progress Summit. Some of Canada’s most experienced hands at organizing and communicating for political change have come, loaded with plenty of innovative ideas to share.

The Summit comes at a pivotal time for Canadians who support values like strong public services, environmental responsibility, equality and social justice. Big recent wins and promising opportunities go hand in hand with challenges and some worrying trends. (more…)

How did Alberta happen? And what does it mean for better politics?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

#abdebrief: Learning from the historic Alberta election

When the votes were tallied on election night in Alberta last month, the shock waves reverberated well beyond the province’s borders. For anyone working for a fairer Canada, Rachel Notley’s astonishing victory has been galvanizing. (We posted Marie’s take a few weeks ago.)

Earlier today, four panelists – including two New Democrats who were close to the action – gathered at the invitation of the Broadbent Institute and Simon Fraser University to see what lessons they could draw from the NDP’s historic victory. (more…)