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David Johnston on innovation culture

going on in the country, and what he considered to be an absent business culture. “While Canadians are innovative, we lack a culture of innovation in Canada.” He said innovation...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...mentoring to help them adapt to a new workplace culture. Employee Engagement: Instilling Pride in the Workplace While organizational culture can shape the workplace experience, employee engagement and retention ultimately...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


How Canada can create a culture of innovation

...Public Policy Forum Growth Summit in Ottawa agreed that Canada lacks a culture of innovation, and that it’s seriously hampering our economic growth. Marty Reed, President and CEO of Evok...

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016


Internet giants should support local news, culture, Melanie Joly says

Internet giants like Facebook and Google should play a direct role in investing in “trusted local journalism” and Canadian culture, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly said

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018


Developing Canada’s Digital-Ready Public Service

Canada’s public service has charted an ambitious information management and technology strategy, and talent is one of its pillars. Finding innovative approaches to attracting, developing, and retaining the best and brightest requires rethinking many traditional assumptions and harnessing new approaches. What can be done to attract a skilled and diverse workforce?

Date: Friday March 8, 2019


For Acadians, newcomers are economic saviours but linguistic threats

The Acadian shore of Nova Scotia is one of many rural areas of Atlantic Canada betting its future on immigration. But even French-speaking newcomers aren’t a solution to preserving the area’s Francophone heart.

Date: Thursday June 6, 2019


PANEL 2—Canada’s emerging innovators face funding, talent and culture gaps

...InnovationsIlse Treurnicht, Chief Executive Officer, MaRS Discovery District Moderator: Janet Bannister, General Partner, Real Ventures Session Recap By Carl Meyer Canada must confront gaps in talent, funding, culture and migration...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...tools such as revolving loan funds, or even being able to contribute sweat equity into the building or purchasing of a home. Culture and spirituality Ensuring First Nations culture and...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018


Opinion: The corrosive power of “Where are you from?”

Opinion: If Atlantic Canadians are serious about boosting immigration and making newcomers feel welcome, writes Kelly Toughill, we need to find a way to have real conversations about regional culture and the come-from-away phenomenon.

Date: Thursday June 6, 2019


What the Saskatchewan Roughriders Can Teach Canadian Journalism

Many different approaches to support journalism, locally and beyond, have emerged in recent years in the wake of the sharp decline of traditional industry players. Public policy will play a crucial role in shaping the rules for ownership innovation and protected space for Canadian journalism.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018


CONDITION CHRONIC: How Improving Workplace Wellness Helps Canadians and the Economy

Canada must do more to both reduce the incidence of chronic disease and to appropriately accommodate those already living with chronic disease. While governments, employers and advocacy organizations have good intentions and are undertaking helpful initiatives, the challenge is immense and it requires a well-informed, broad, integrated response.

Date: Friday September 29, 2017


PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018


TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...Johnston brought his enthusiasm and encouragement for Canadian innovation to the summit. Promote a culture of innovation Canada needs to foster a culture of innovation that celebrates — even boasts...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation on digital and social platforms. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018


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