Charles Breton

Charles Breton

Executive Director, Centre of Excellence on the Canadian Federation
514-787-0732 ext. 346
Twitter: @charlesbreton

Charles Breton has been the Executive Director of the IRPP’s Centre of Excellence on the Canadian Federation since 2019. He was the research director at Vox Pop Labs, where he led the design of innovative public opinion research tools such as Vote Compass. His research interests include Canadian politics, comparative public policy and public opinion research. Before pursuing an academic career, he was a researcher and journalist for current affairs programs on Radio-Canada, and he is a frequent analyst and expert commentator on Canadian politics and public policy. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of British Columbia, did post-doctoral studies at Vanderbilt University, and has an MA in political science from the Université de Montréal.

  • Federalism
  • Intergovernmental Issues
  • Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
  • Experimental Political Science
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