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Closing keynote

Looking Back, Looking Forward


November 22, 2015 at 12pm - 1:15pm


Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science, University of Alberta
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with Kathleen Monk

Dramatic change has occurred in progressive politics. Kathleen Monk, former director of strategic communications to Jack Layton and founding executive director of the Broadbent Institute, will examine the recent Alberta and federal elections and reflect on the state of progressive politics in Canada, and its future.

Kathleen Monk was the founding executive director of the Broadbent Institute. She served as director of strategic communications for NDP leader Jack Layton. She previously worked in newsrooms in Toronto, Ottawa, and Washington. She's a frequent media commentator and was named one of the 100 most influential people in Government and Politics by the Hill Times in 2012.