PODCAST & PHOTO: Canada 2020′s Year in Review 2012
December 18, 2012
Canada 2020′s Alex Paterson sits down with Vice President of Research Diana Carney to review The Canada We Want in 2020 project from the past year, as well as preview what is planned for 2013. Listen here.
You can also see how 2012 looked through our photographer’s lens by browsing our Year in Photos 2012 on Facebook.
Blog: So you want to build a progressive movement in Canada…
Canada 2020 was started because we wanted a space for progressives of all stripes to meet, discuss, and share ideas in an environment that was free of the tribe mentality of old. And for seven years now, we have been hard at working building that space.
Opinion: An austerity agenda hidden in an ‘NDP budget’
How does a minority government mired in a big deficit and in the grips of weak economic growth craft a budget that satisfies the NDP opposition and keeps the financial markets content? Canada 2020′s Eugene Lang looks at the balancing act of Premier Wynne’s first budget.
Think Tank Round Up Vol. 6: May 2, 2013
In the past two weeks the world learned that austerity might not be all it’s cracked up to be. The Reinhart-Rogoff ‘affair’ has occupied a lot of airtime (if you haven’t caught up, here’s a good primer from The New Yorker), with good cause. Governments across the developed world must make hard choices as we continue on a shaky road to recovery: it is essential to ensure that these choices are based on the best available information.
Think Tank Round-Up, Volume 5: April 19, 2013
In this round-up: coverage of our carbon event, the EU ETS under fire, biofuel use in the UK, tracking clean energy progress through the IEA, measuring inequality, taking aim at gender wage gaps and inequality, and Canada’s place on the innovation and productivity spectrum around the world.
Opinion: Margaret Thatcher, Kathleen Wynne, Alison Redford and the politics of conviction
The tax-cutting ideology espoused by Thatcher and Ronald Reagan reverberated far and wide, transforming the political right in some countries, but also having an impact on more moderate, centrist governments.
Think Tank Round Up Volume 4: April 3, 2013
Easter has come and gone, and while you may have been resting, we at Canada 2020, have been working away to produce your latest bi-weekly think tank round up.
A pipeline rupture in Arkansas on March 29th led to 10,000 barrels of Canadian crude being spilled in a residential area, raising ever more questions about the merits of building new pipelines.