What We Do

Canada 2020 is Canada’s leading, independent, progressive think-tank. Founded in 2006, Canada 2020 has spent more than a decade hosting events, producing original research and starting conversations about Canada’s future. Our goal is to build a community of progressive ideas and people that will move and shape governments.

Mike Moffatt joins Canada 2020 in policy leadership role

Economist and international trade professor Mike Moffatt will join Canada 2020, Canada’s leading, independent progressive think-tank, as Director of Policy & Research starting January 8, 2018. Mike comes to this role from the Government of Canada, serving as Chief Innovation Fellow at the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development where he advising Deputy Ministers on innovation policy and emerging trends.

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Highlights: Global Progress 2017

From September 15 – 17, 2017, Canada 2020 hosted Global Progress 2017 in Montreal, Canada for the second consecutive year. Canada 2020 partnered with the Centre for American Progress, Policy Network, and Volta Italia to bring over 300 progressives from over 25 countries together for 3 days of discussion. Click here for photo highlights:

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Our People

  • Tom Pitfield

  • Tim Barber

  • Susan Smith

  • Bruce Heyman
    Special Adviser

  • Alex Paterson
    Director, Communications & Operations

  • Mike Moffatt
    Director, Policy & Research

  • Emilie Montour
    Project Coordinator

  • Maggie Zhang