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Allan Clarke

...range of issues, including Indigenous languages and culture, cultural industries, business development and financing, intellectual property and international trade. Allan is Anishinaabe with family roots on the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018

Atlantic Newsletter #4: How small communities in rural areas can attract and retain newcomers

In the fourth edition of our Atlantic Immigration & Revitalization Newsletter, PPF and research associate Kelly Toughill explore the challenges that rural areas face when attracting and retaining newcomers and the barriers that newcomers face when living in small communities.

Date: Monday June 17, 2019

Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

...from around the world. We heard from the Governor General that we can enhance our culture by establishing recognition of innovation through the GG Innovation Awards and by teaching students...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Drew Fagan

...For the government of Ontario, Drew was Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport with responsibility for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. Previously, he was...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

...halfway around the world and cripple a city like Toronto.” He also couldn’t help notice that his native country lacked the culture of innovation and risk-taking he had seen in...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

One-on-One: Navdeep Bains and John Manley on innovation

VIDEO: Diversity, talent, immigration and picking winners are all keys to a better innovation culture in Canada, minister says Notable quotes Talent “should be our number one focus.”Bains called it...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Trust must be earned and re-earned in climate change

...instead to emphasize the role of regulatory processes and democratic institutions. But those who continue to uphold the status quo are pushing against a growing culture of inclusiveness. Reconciling the...

Date: Sunday November 6, 2016

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...identified five recommendations for governments, business and post-secondary institutions that will allow consumers and businesses to take advantage of the opportunities provided by IoT. Recommendations 1. Foster a Culture of...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Competitiveness: Canada leads in AI, but lags in innovation, skills and capital

...the benefit of technological change and innovation” across the economy that way, Sabia said. Businesses need urgently to cultivate a culture of innovation within their organizations, he said. “It requires...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

For inclusive policy, we need inclusive policymaking

...Studies suggest that women would also set a more secure social safety net. Our biases also stem from culture. Canada is much more individualistic than the countries from which most...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Mind the Gaps: Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage in Canada

In our study of 20 small and mid-sized Canadian communities, the number and depth of newspaper articles about civic affairs declined sharply between 2008 and 2017, leaving citizens less informed about their democratic institutions.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018

Pulling up roots: Bhutanese exodus from Halifax offers clues to why newcomers stay or go

The disappearance of Bhutanese from Halifax is discouraging to those who believe the future of Atlantic Canada is tied to increased immigration, but it is also an opportunity to look at the factors that encourage newcomers to take root – and the factors that lead them away.

Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018

World’s top social media thinkers to discuss threats to democracy – and solutions – at PPF public event on Wednesday, April 4

On April 4, the Public Policy Forum and the University of British Columbia School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, in partnership with the National Arts Centre, are hosting a discussion with some of the world’s leading experts on social media, including Jonathan Albright, Ben Scott, Julia Angwin, David Carroll, Sue Gardner, and Taylor Owen.

Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018

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