Canada is in flux. Technological, demographic and climate disruption will have a profound effect on the economy, the workforce, democracy, and on public services. In Canada Next: 12 Ways to Get Ahead of Disruption, top policy thinkers suggest how Canadians can not only adapt to change but embrace new possibilities in an age of uncertainty.

Every weekday from Jan. 7 to Jan. 22, we’ll post a new paper on these challenges:

Release Authors Report  
Jan. 7 Edward Greenspon and Drew Fagan Introduction: How can policy-makers stay on top of emerging trends and plan for disruption?  
Jan. 8 Shannon MacDonald Healthcare at Our Fingertips: Enabling the Digital Health Environment that Canadians Deserve  
Jan. 9 Wendy Cukier Inclusive Innovation: Using Technology to Bridge the Urban-Rural Divide  
Jan. 10 Drew Fagan Canada’s Infrastructure Revival: Let’s Get the Biggest Bang for Our Buck  
Jan. 11 Daniel Munro Governing AI: Navigating Risks, Rewards and Uncertainty  
Jan. 14 Jon Shell An ‘International Space Station For Work’: The Case for a Global, Open Platform for Training and Employment  
Jan. 15  Teresa Scassa Canada’s Data Plan: We Need a Data Strategy that Supports Our Values and Encourages Innovation  
Jan. 16 Sunil Johal and Wendy Cukier Portable Benefits: Protecting People in the New World of Work  
Jan. 17 Glen Hodgson What Needs to Change in a Changing Climate: Managing Risk Requires Decisive Policy and Innovative Technology   
Jan. 18  Brian Topp Fix the Grid: How Canada Can Integrate Its Electricity Systems for a Clean, Prosperous Future  
Jan. 21 Lori Turnbull Let’s Get ‘Skills Secure’: Closing the Gap in Canada’s Adult Education System  
Jan. 22 Lori Turnbull Skills at Speed: Why Canada’s Public Service Should Grow Its Interchange Program to Build Skills and Networks  

 

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