In memory of the Honourable Ed Broadbent, P.C., C.C.

Ed Broadbent

March 21, 1936, to January 11, 2024

Member of Parliament from 1968 to 1989 and from 2004 to 2006
Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada from 1975 to 1989

“We know it’s desirable and possible to create a Canada with more involvement by our citizens, a Canada where we see our neighbours, not as competitors but as friends, a Canada that is healthier and happier in every respect. Our task is to demonstrate in every conceivable way, that with more equality this Canada is possible.”

Ed Broadbent, Ottawa, November 2009

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Information on the state funeral for the Honourable Ed Broadbent.

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A look back at Ed Broadbent’s life and a selection of photos.

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