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House Finance Committee cites Canada 2020 work on inequality

The House Standing Committee on Finance has published its report on income inequality, citing Canada 2020′s work, research and thought-leadership. You can download it in full here (jump to page 40 for the committee’s recommendations). The report was set in motion by Liberal MP Scott Brison, whose motion to study the effects of income inequality […]

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Canada 2020 joins the Evergreen CityWorks Infrastructure Leaders Council

Canada 2020 is pleased to announce it has joined the Evergreen CityWorks Infrastructure Leaders Council, beginning in 2013 for a two year term. The council, comprised of forward-looking organizations and partners, will advise Evergreen on the development of a new “New Deal” for cities in Canada. This means thinking through major urban challenges with a […]

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Canadians want federal leadership on climate change: new Canada 2020 poll

Download the results and view interactive maps at canada2020.ca/climatepoll November 6, 2013 (Ottawa) – The Canada 2020/Université de Montréal National Survey of Canadian Opinions on Climate Change, released today, reveals that 84% of Canadians believe the federal government should take the lead on combating climate change; 76% of Canadians believe Canada should sign an international […]

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Announcing the winner of Canada 2020 & uOttawa’s Student Prize Essay contest

In November 2012, Canada 2020’s leadership met with the faculty and staff of the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) with the goal of engaging their students in our marquee project The Canada We Want in 2020. We created a prize essay contest, with gracious financial support from the administration […]

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Tim Barber one of the ‘most influential people in government and politics’ – The Hill Times

Canada 2020′s Co-Founder Tim Barber has been named one The Hill Times’ 101 most influential people in government and politics in their yearly Power&Influence feature. Ranking the 100 most powerful politicians, lobbyists, staffers, media and other influencers, Barber is hailed by Bea Vongdouangchanh for his ability to bring the ‘top people into one room.’ From […]

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