News from Broadbent Institute

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  • Support, develop, and promote social democratic principles for the 21st century
  • Propose new solutions for a more equal society
  • Equip a new generation of progressive campaigners, thinkers with the tools they need to build a social democratic society through training and education
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Costly and unfair: Stephen Harper's income-splitting scheme

The largest share of the benefits of income splitting would go to high-income families, mainly because one parent has a very high income, putting them in one of the higher tax brackets.

Posted:
October 30, 2014

The decline of evidence-based law making

Members of Parliament may have been effectively misled about the Charter compliance of new federal legislation being developed, says Catherine Latimer in this blog post.

Posted:
August 29, 2014

Getting the facts straight: EI changes hurt unemployed workers

Here's how changes to Employment Insurance in the last federal budget have affected working Canadians, according to this blogpost.

Posted:
March 27, 2013