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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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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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Photo Highlights: 4th Annual Canada 2020 Conference

All the photo highlights from the 4th Annual Canada 2020 Conference, featuring Sir Richard Branson, the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Metric’s Emily Haines, Liz Plank from Vox Media, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan, Michele Romanow of CBC’s Dragons’ Den, Premier Kathleen Wynne and more…

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What is “Open Dialogue” and is it a solution to post-fact populism? The Open Government Papers, Vol. 2

This is the second in The Open Government Papers series by Don Lenihan. To read volume one, click here. “An important paper that convincingly sets up open dialogue as the most effective answer to populism. A must-read for policy-makers who want governments to make better decisions.” – Graham Fox, IRPP “This is an insightful, provocative, […]

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