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Leadnow at the Electoral Reform Committee
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
A report back on the speech we delivered on August 30th, 2016 to the Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE) with a video and transcript of the actual speech itself.  read more »
Results from the Summer 2016 Leadnow Community Survey
Friday, July 15, 2016
It’s now nearly 9 months since 39% of the vote in the 2015 election gave Prime Minister Trudeau’s Liberal government a majority of the seats in Parliament – and with the government poised to make key decisions on major issues this fall, it’s time to check-in. read more »
You did it! Major crackdown on tax evasion.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
For the past month, Leadnow and Canadians for Tax Fairness have been working together to push our new government to tackle tax evasion. Week after week, thousands of us have turned up the pressure, and shown that we’ll support progress. read more »
This is what we've been up to this year
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
On October 19th, an overwhelming majority of Canadians voted for change, and Stephen Harper was defeated. After 10 long years, it was truly a turning point, and thousands of us in the Leadnow community worked incredibly hard to help make this possible. This email includes updates on all your campaigns. read more »
Budget 2016
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Earlier today, the Liberals released their first budget since forming government. It’s a major milestone in federal politics. We’re writing to share some highlights, immediate reactions, and the implications for some of the Leadnow community’s key campaigns. read more »
Community Snapshot on Electoral Reform
Monday, March 14, 2016
Defeating the Harper Conservatives last year was a watershed moment for the Leadnow community. After years of speaking out and pushing back against a seemingly endless assault on our democracy, we now have a government in Ottawa that has made a significant promises – many of them echoing priorities the Leadnow community and been calling for over the past 5 years. read more »
Crowdfunding Leadnow
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The overwhelming majority of our money comes from individual Canadians giving small donations online. We registered as a third-party in the 2015 election, we only used Canadian donations for our election campaign, and we have submitted a full report to Elections Canada. read more »
On eve of TPP signing ceremony, new poll shows Canadians concerned over TPP's possible impacts
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A new national opinion poll by Leger shows that many Canadians are unaware or unfamiliar with the Trans-Pacific partnership (TPP), that when they learn about specific outcomes of the deal they are more likely to oppose it, and that a majority think it is unacceptable for the government to sign it before completing public consultations debating it in Parliament. read more »
We heard you!
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Last week, we invited Leadnow’s members to participate in a major survey so we could begin to understand how the community feels about the new political context, and to set campaign priorities for the new year. In this blog post we’ll go through the results of our member survey, and add our thoughts on what the results mean for our work together going forward. read more »
New government restores long-form census
Monday, November 9, 2015
Canada’s newly-elected government has restored the mandatory long-form census, marking what we hope will be an important first step towards the revival of evidence-based policy and lasting change. read more »