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Getting ahead of disruption is key to our future: An introduction to Canada Next

Decision makers in all fields face intense challenges to keep up with geopolitical transformation, the sweeping innovations of the digital age, the impacts on work sparked by artificial intelligence, and the catastrophic effects of climate change. Edward Greenspon and Drew Fagan introduce the challenges that Canada Next addresses.

Date: Monday January 7, 2019


Keeping up with the Speed of Disruption

Back by popular demand, the Public Policy Forum’s professional development seminar series Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption is being offered for a third time. This series of learning modules, designed for current and prospective government executives, provides a deep dive into the common threads of information security, privacy, ethics, regulatory implications and sustainability.

Date: Monday October 22, 2018


Canada’s economic future depends on critical choices in the face of disruption

...could emerge as a result of pervasive technological disruption. Canada is at a critical period in its history and must make big decisions on how to grow its economy while...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption – Presentations

...Open Engagement Span Nureva: Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption_Spring 2018 (Excel – preferred format) Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption_Spring 2018 (PDF- zoom in to view)...

Date: Friday April 27, 2018


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...and Asia Concluding observation — — It’s all about stronger and more inclusive growth in the new global normal. In this changing world — — an era of disruption and...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Morneau says it’s critical that all Canadians see benefits of economic growth

...In the face of massive tech-fuelled disruption, the finance minister tells PPF’s Edward Greenspon he’d prefer to offer Canadians new opportunities and education than a basic income. By Lee-Anne...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...disrupted economies, regular re-skilling of employees and the continued importance of social security. Is this disruption happening at an unprecedented rate? Does it matter if it is? The disruption of...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


PPF applauds new support for Canadian journalism

The Public Policy Forum is pleased that the production of independent, original journalism for Canadians will be supported by new measures announced in the government’s fall economic statement.

Date: Wednesday November 21, 2018


Four strategies governments can adopt to manage change in the digital age

In 2017, the Public Policy Forum dedicated its annual Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship to the idea of governance in the digital age. The goal was to explore and explain how the world is changing and how governments are responding. Kent Aitken won that Fellowship and wrote a report that practitioners can use as a resource as they contemplate the pressures of change on governance systems. Governance in the Digital Age is the result of a year of research, surveys and interviews with about 300 government practitioners and stakeholders in Canada and around the world.

Date: Monday October 1, 2018


Public Policy Forum and TD Bank Group announce multi-year Future of Work strategic partnership

During the April 12 Testimonial Dinner, TD Bank Group's Norie Campbell announced a three-year initiative with PPF to advance a pan-Canadian policy dialogue on the changing nature of work.

Date: Tuesday April 17, 2018


Our Research

...an age of disruption The changing nature of work Indigenous growth and governance How we choose our projects We determine our research agenda. Some arise from ongoing dialogue with our...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...values and anonymity in a hyper-networked world; and Digitally driven or enabled trends on society and economy: industry disruption, precarious employment, communication trends, education, public discourse. This will include many...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...some domains, such as health care, where disruption of health monitoring or machine-to-machine communication can translate into physical danger. Security compromise in other contexts, like vehicles, water treatment plants or...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Who’s threatening democracy? Tyrants, technology – and us

Are we amusing ourselves to death while darker forces of disinformation undermine our democracy? By Edward Greenspon

Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018


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