|Type||Public policy think tank|
|Headquarters||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
Broadbent Institute is a Canadian progressive and social democratic think tank. It was founded by Ed Broadbent the former leader of the federal New Democratic Party (NDP) from 1975 to 1989. The mission of the Broadbent Institute is to "Support, develop, and promote social democratic principles for the 21st century", "Propose new solutions for a more equal society", and "Equip a new generation of progressive campaigners & thinkers with the tools they need to build a social democratic society through training and education".
The founding executive director of the Institute was Kathleen Monk. Rick Smith became executive director in January, 2013.
Press Progress, a website, is a project of the Broadbent Institute.
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