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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.

/Thread 45: Alberta votes, Ontario fights carbon tax, and reflecting on the fire at Notre-Dame

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by /Thread panelists Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and David Reevely of The Canadian Press. The trio discuss: the outcome of the Alberta election and what it means for the feds, why the Ontario government is fighting back against Ottawa’s carbon tax plan, and reflecting on the devastating fire that engulfed the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral this week.

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/Thread 44: Trudeau threatens to sue Scheer, Alberta election heats up, and Facebook bans white nationalists

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by /Thread panelists Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and David Reevely of The Canadian Press. The trio discuss: the reasons behind Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s lawsuit threat against Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, how the Alberta election is shaping up and the wedge issues at play, and Facebook’s decision to ban a handful of Canadian white nationalists.

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Quality Content Episode 25: A Lifetime of Artistic Achievement, with Mavis Staines

Host Alex Paterson speaks with one of Canada’s visionary dance educators, Mavis Staines, another recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards. The two chat about the beginning of her career as a travelling ballet soloist, the importance of accessible arts programming, and what’s in store for Canada’s National Ballet School.

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Our People

  • Alex Paterson
    Executive Director

  • Mira Ahmad
    Communications & Operations Manager

  • Sarah Turnbull
    Senior Producer, The 2020 Network

  • Kate Graham
    Senior Fellow

  • David McInnes
    Senior Fellow

  • Aaron Reynolds
    Consulting Producer, The 2020 Network

  • Maggie Zhang
    Financial Controller