On June 19th, Canada 2020 is convening a 3/4-day session on Tax Competitiveness. In an interview with Bloomberg, Finance Minister Bill Morneau stated, “Job 1 on the center of my desk for the next six months is going to be about competitiveness in Canada… we have to do our homework to get to a conclusion.”
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.
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.
On May 7th, Canada 2020 is convening a full-day session on Open Banking – an idea proposed in Budget 2018 by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. While still in its infancy, the idea has the potential to radically transform the banking sector by increasing a consumer’s access to their own financial data across platforms and institutions.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]