Broadbent Institute

Tory Plan Benefits This Province Most

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Employment Minister Jason Kenney says the Harper government has no intention of backing away from its income splitting pledge, despite a new ...

Canadians Not Buying These Pro-Business Policies: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s baby boomers and their children see almost eye-to-eye when it comes to the country’s economic direction, and both groups are worried that...

'Progressives' Primed For 2015 And Beyond

CBC | Rosemary Barton | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Politics

Canada's newest "progressive" think tank is getting ready to train new foot soldiers for the battleground of the next election, which w...

Canada's Path Towards Ending Inequality

Ryan Painter | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Business
Ryan Painter

The gap between rich and poor is widening, which is one of the key points highlighted in a recent publication by the Broadbent Institute. The policy paper entitled "Towards A More Equal Canada," highlights the problems of inequality in Canada, how we got to where we are, and how we can move forward.

Rachel Mendleson

Ed Broadbent Wants To Give Tories 'A Good Shake'

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Business

Ed Broadbent has a novel idea for convincing Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other Conservative politicians to care about income inequality. “I...

Rachel Mendleson

Left-Wing Or Right, Canadians Agree This Is A Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada Business

The vast majority of Canadians are concerned about the growing gap between rich and poor, and are willing to pay higher taxes to fight it, a new poll ...

Money Donated In Memory Of Jack Layton Refunded

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

The NDP and Jack Layton's family are facing scrutiny over the period following the late-leader's death. The NDP is returning money donated in memor...

Pondering the "Layton Effect"

Gerry Nicholls | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada
Gerry Nicholls

Jack Layton will be remembered more as a myth than as a man. What does this mean in practical political terms? Well, nothing gets donors reaching for their wallets faster than plucking their heart strings.

NDP Runs Afoul Of Law With Layton Memorial Donations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP has inadvertently fallen afoul of the Elections Act in a bid to honour one of Jack Layton's last wishes.The late NDP leader had wante...

Layton's Funeral Details Released

CP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada

The body of NDP Leader Jack Layton will lie in state in Ottawa and Toronto before his state funeral Saturday. The lying-in-state will be at the Hou...