Ed Broadbent

Broadbent listens to NDP leader Jagmeet Singh as they tour a farmers market in Ottawa, on Oct. 6, 2019 (CP/Paul Chiasson)

The world needs social democracy now, more than ever

Ed Broadbent: Just as a better world emerged after the Great Depression, we now have an opportunity to create a country that works for all Canadians. Here’s how to do it.

Hey America, this is how you do a leaders debate

As you watch Trump debate Biden you might be wondering if there’s a better way. So we present to you Canada’s iconic and admirable 1984 election debate.
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The supposedly ’doomed’ media makes its presence felt in the campaign

Election Image of the Day: The press can seem invisible—until you suddenly see it

Ed Broadbent: Influence, ideas and an unfulfilled quest for power

Maclean’s honours Broadbent with a lifetime achievement award for his invaluable contribution to parliamentary life

Watch the 2016 Progress Summit as it happens

The Broadbent Institute’s annual Progress Summit gathers left-leaning politicos for four days in Ottawa. We’re carrying a livestream.

In conversation with Ed Broadbent at the Progress Summit 2015

Video: The former leader of the NDP in conversation with Maclean’s Aaron Wherry
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How would you like your electoral reform?

New proposals from the chief electoral officer and the minister