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.

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Mark Carney to Chair new Canada 2020 Advisory Board

OTTAWA – Canada 2020 has announced today that Mark Carney, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change and Finance, and former Governor of the Bank of Canada and the Bank of England, will serve as Chair of Canada 2020’s new Advisory Board – to be focused on ambitious progressive public policy solutions as Canada looks […]

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Canada 2020 welcomes Braeden Caley as new Executive Director

As we start spring and look forward to hopefully seeing much more of each other in the months ahead, it’s also a time of important new beginnings at Canada 2020. Canada 2020 has announced today that Braeden Caley has been appointed as Canada 2020’s new Executive Director, and will formally join our team in early […]

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Canada 2020 Post-COP26 Discussion Series

In November 2021, world leaders came together in Glasgow for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties. With the existential threat that climate change poses to communities across the globe, it’s never been more urgent to work toward goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.  In the […]

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No Second Chances: New Zealand

This week on No Second Chances, we’re taking a look at a country led by one of the most well-known, and respected, female leaders out there. Welcome to New Zealand. Host Kate Graham explores lush landscapes and progressive politics with American-born New Zealand politician Julie Anne Genter, and High Commissioner to Australia, Dame Annette King, […]

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Canada 2020
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Suite 302, Ottawa, ON
Canada, K1P 5M4

Our People

  • Anna Gainey
    Executive Chair

  • Andy Harrison
    Board Member

  • Braeden Caley
    Executive Director

  • Aisha Jarrah
    Content Strategist

  • Mark Michener
    Director, Finance

  • Matthew Mendelsohn
    Senior Fellow

  • Kate Graham
    Senior Fellow

  • Jennifer Welsh
    Board Member

  • Carolyn Smith
    Manager, Operations & Events

  • Matt Browne
    Board Member

  • Thomas Pitfield
    Board Member