There are lots of budget reaction pieces you can read, but we wanted to point out the ways Growing the Middle Class will affect Canada not just tomorrow — but 5, 10, even 20 years from now. Here’s the 7 ways the new federal budgets takes the long-view for Canada…
Today, the Center for American Progress, Canada 2020, and Global Progress are releasing a new booklet of essays from more than a dozen voices active in the worldwide progressive movement. Featuring contributions from former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The Prime Minister’s State Visit in Washington unofficially began with glitz and glam Wednesday night, thanks to an exclusive event with distinguished guests including Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated Canadian Alternative R&B superstar The Weeknd.
Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress will host two special events with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his first state visit to the United States next week. The first event will be the Prime Minister’s Reception, an invitation-only gala happening the evening before the State Dinner on Wednesday, March 9th at the Renwick Gallery. The first event will be the Prime Minister’s Reception, an invitation-only gala happening the evening before the State Dinner on Wednesday, March 9th at the Renwick Gallery. This event is invitation-only, and hosted in partnership with the Smithsonian Institute. The second event will be a special luncheon event happening the day after the State Dinner on Friday, March 11th at the Mayflower Hotel.
RELEASE: Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress to Host Event with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau During State Visit Washington, D.C. – Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress will host a series of special events in March with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his first state visit to the United States. […]
The election of a new government in Canada provides us the opportunity to engage in a new discussion about the future of our country and policy challenges facing our country and the world. As #Can2020 kicks-off today in Ottawa, we discuss some of the burning platforms facing our new government.
Is politics broken? Yes, but we also know how to fix it. Through the ages, politics has been broken many times, yet people have risen to the challenge. The question now is whether we will do so again. There is a new principle that I believe can do this. It is called Open by Default and was formulated by the Open Government movement to guide governments around the world as they transform themselves for the digital age.
At just 39 years of age, Matteo Renzi became Italy’s youngest-ever prime minister in late February. Yet only months before, the then-mayor of Florence had been embroiled in a primary race for the leadership of the Italian Democratic Party. He secured victory with a convincing majority in early December 2013; Renzi won 68 percent of […]
Last November, Larry Summers opened his talk at our packed Canada 2020 event, by saying that think tanks, such as Canada 2020, were vital to the political process. In his view, much of the North American political discourse is the result of a carefully placed op-ed, or a strategically researched issue brief from a think […]
In the last few years, commentators have remarked upon the narrative of Canada developed by the Harper Conservatives, emphasizing patriotism that supports the military, Tim Horton’s and the North. More recently we have heard calls for a new progressive narrative as an alternative to this Harper version. What could form part of this narrative, and […]