What We Do

Canada 2020 is Canada’s leading, independent, progressive think-tank. Founded in 2006, Canada 2020 has spent more than a decade hosting events, producing original research and starting conversations about Canada’s future. Our goal is to build a community of progressive ideas and people that will move and shape governments.

Post-Event Summary for Never Again: Restoring Trust with Canada’s Seniors

Background On June 3rd, 2021, Canada 2020 convened policymakers, decision-makers and healthcare experts to discuss reforming and redesigning Canada’s seniors-care sector. Robust discussions occurred on how seniors care can be improved, and how we can protect and support older adults as we move beyond the pandemic. Learn more about our event here. Highlights Policymakers, decision-makers […]

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A Sustainable, Inclusive, and Digital Future for Rural Canada

Driven, vibrant, and innovative Canadian communities like Faro, Yukon; Churchbridge, Saskatchewan; Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec; and Clarenville, Newfoundland; are integral to our economy, culture, and social fabric, making Canada the prosperous and successful country that it is.  But as the last year has accelerated and revealed, rural and smaller Canadian communities face unique challenges and opportunities. That’s […]

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Our People

  • Anna Gainey
    Executive Chair

  • Mira Ahmad
    Director, Communications & Operations

  • Carolyn Smith
    Manager, Operations & Events

  • Kate Graham
    Senior Fellow

  • Matthew Mendelsohn
    Senior Fellow

  • Mark Michener
    Director, Finance