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.

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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No Second Chances: Chile

To see modern democracy in action, look no further than Chile. This week on No Second Chances, we’ve landed in South America. Host Kate Graham talks to Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Western University, Dr. Verónica Schild, as well as former President, and current United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet about […]

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Our People

  • Anna Gainey
    Executive Chair

  • Carolyn Smith
    Manager, Operations & Events

  • Kate Graham
    Senior Fellow

  • Matthew Mendelsohn
    Senior Fellow

  • Mark Michener
    Director, Finance