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Advisory: James Comey to speak at Canada 2020

Former FBI Director James Comey will speak at Canada 2020, Canada’s leading progressive think-tank, on June 5th in Ottawa. Mr. Comey will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s 5th Annual Canada 2020 Conference, an annual gathering of Canada’s progressive policy community. Speakers in the past have included Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Sir Richard Branson, and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Advisory: Canada 2020 Health Summit to focus on data, drugs and diet

27 March 2018 (Ottawa) – Data, drugs and diet will be the topic of conversation at this year’s 4th Annual Canada 2020 Health Innovation Summit, happening at the Château Laurier Hotel in Ottawa on March 28th, 2018. The event brings together thought, business and policy leaders from the health and healthcare space. This year, we will be discussing the intersectional impact that increased consumer data, a renewed interest in pharmacare, and the ongoing conversation on diet are having on Canada’s health system.

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Canada 2020 Policy Lab: The National Pharmacare Initiative

On May 29th, Canada 2020 is convening a full-day session on National Pharmacare, in response to the government’s Budget 2018 commitment to create an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. In the Budget, the government cites the high costs of drugs and the statistic that one in ten Canadians cannot afford the prescription drugs they need as reasons why a National Pharmacare plan is needed.

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The Canada 2020 Policy Lab

Better Public Policy Through Collaboration Canada 2020 Policy Labs are collaborative sessions deployed on emerging public policy issues that require creative thinking, across and outside of the traditional silos of policy development. Their intent is to leave the politics behind, by creating an open space for sharing information and perspectives.   What is a Policy […]

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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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Release: Leaders of the global progressive movement gathering in Montreal at Global Progress 2017

The Global Progress 2017 Summit to feature Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Philippe Couillard, Arianna Huffington, John Podesta, Maria Elena Boschi, Reid Hoffman, Helle Thorning Schmidt, David Milliband and more at gathering hosted by Canada 2020 in partnership with the Center for American Progress, Policy Network and Volta Italia. MEDIA AGENDA AVAILABLE HERE 14 September […]

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Release: Canada 2020 and Pathways to Education Canada partner to send youth to President Obama event in Toronto

Students from Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener, and Kingston to attend Canada 2020’s event with President Barack Obama in Toronto on September 29, 2017 13 September 2017 (TORONTO) – Canada 2020 is pleased to announce a partnership with Pathways to Education Canada to help bring youth from low-income communities to Canada 2020’s event with President Barack Obama […]

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