Opinion: How Canada could strike a grand bargain on climate and energy
OPINION: Needed: A grand bargain on climate and energy. How: The Energy Future Forum brings together the players — from oil and gas producers to environmentalists, governments, bankers, utilities, academics and Indigenous leaders. The Mission: To find ways Canada can meet or exceed its targets under the Paris climate agreement on the way to a net-zero future, while strengthening the economy and enhancing national unity. When: Now.
FULL RELEASE | As the future of work continues to evolve, so too do the skills that Canadians will need to succeed. Over two weeks in Jan., the Public Policy Forum, Future Skills Centre, and Ryerson University's Diversity Institute will release eight reports to identify the most important issues currently impacting skills policymaking.
New initiative seeks to develop workable solutions good for environment, economy and unity
The Energy Future Forum (EFF), a new pan-Canadian initiative to develop policy answers that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen the economy, was officially launched on Dec. 16 at a meeting in Toronto. It's an "unprecedented effort to find common cause in addressing Canada’s climate and energy challenges,” said PPF's Edward Greenspon.
Leveraging the Skills of Social Sciences and Humanities Graduates | Skills Next
Canadians are among the best-educated people on the planet. But are they getting the education they need — particularly in the fields of social sciences and humanities — to maximize their employment prospects in today's fast-changing workplace? This report explores the level of the so-called "skills gap" and identifies issues and solutions to equip university graduates with the tools to transition from student to employee.
A New North Star: Canadian Competitiveness in an Intangibles Economy
Rapid and far-reaching changes to the global economy, driven by technology, demographics and geopolitics, are forcing us to rethink some of the core assumptions of what makes a nation competitive or not. Robert Asselin and Sean Speer offer a bi-partisan strategy for what Canada can do in a data-driven 'intangibles' economy.
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