Immigration & Atlantic Revitalization
About the project Atlantic Canada faces demographic and labour market challenges and is looking to immigration as one of several solutions. Provinces are collaborating on the Atlantic Immigration Pilot, and the provinces are setting ambitious immigration targets for Provincial Nominee pathways – all part of the Atlantic Growth Strategy, which sets immigration as...
Policy Approaches To Harmful Content Online
Understanding and Addressing Impact
Hate that festers without intervention threatens public safety, and has tragic outcomes for the human rights and lived-experiences of all Canadians. Canada has developed a National Strategy on Countering Radicalization to Violence and PPF put on two events to examine the impact of hate and intolerance online, and on approaches to prevention and remedy.
Perceptions on Risk
If Canada's government is committed to becoming digital-first, a focus needs to be on quantifying the risk of maintaining the status quo, as compared to the risks associated with digital transformation. This project aims to find out how risk is being perceived and managed by the government of Canada and governments globally.
Digital Democracy 101: Understanding Technology’s Effect on Canada’s Democracy
Many Canadians use digital platforms without fully understanding the technology behind them and how they are changing political culture, democratic participation and trust. Digital Democracy 101 aims to grow Canadians' understanding of new digital technologies and their relationship with the democratic process.
Finding Solutions to Cyber Harassment Aimed at Women in Political Life
Despite the decades-long fight for increased inclusion and opportunities for women in politics, research shows that women are significantly less likely than men to even consider running for office. When women feel they cannot voice their opinion without fear of retaliation or threat, robust political discourse is inhibited and essential voices are silenced. While stories of online violence directed at women in political life – elected or not – are plentiful, proposed solutions are few, and recourse seemingly non-existent.
Canada Next: 12 Ways to Get Ahead of Disruption
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.