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Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...on the strength of its diversity. China and the blue economy // The environment, climate change, the Arctic, fisheries, the blue economy haven’t been mentioned, but China looks at these...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

Brave New Work Newsletter #4

In the fourth edition of our Brave New Work Newsletter: Our latest report on rebalancing bargaining power in the future of work, a panel discussion on the future of Alberta's energy sector, and two of our latest blog posts.

Date: Monday December 2, 2019

Canada’s Data Plan: We Need a Data Strategy that Supports Our Values and Encourages Innovation

As our economy becomes more data driven, Canadians need a national data strategy that encourages innovation, provides security and privacy, that prioritizes transparency and oversight, and that transcends jurisdictional barriers.

Date: Tuesday January 15, 2019

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

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

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

APIs in Government

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) could dramatically improve the way governments deliver services and data to citizens while protecting governments from the risks associated with government-led digital projects. This report examines what was learned through two Government of Canada API projects, and how to build on their successes.

Date: Wednesday June 5, 2019

Managing Precarious Work: Three Canadian Models for Rebalancing Bargaining Power in the Future of Work

Hear the expression “precarious employment” or the “gig economy” and you’ll almost certainly think of the Uber driver who took you to the airport last week. However, precarious employment dates back much further. This report examines three entrenched models—construction workers, those in film and theatre, and those in academia—for recommendations governments can use to address the growing challenge of gig work.

Date: Monday December 2, 2019

A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...this is a risk for the Chinese economy, there are risks that these giant SOEs could distort global markets through their inefficiencies, hurting the potential for growth worldwide as they...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...session explored the topic through a mix of keynote and panel presentations drawing on perspectives from all sectors of the economy — public, private, NGO and academia — from Canada,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Immigrant entrepreneurs: Highly desired, hard to attract

Atlantic Canada is competing globally to attract newcomers to start or take over businesses, create jobs and build the economy. It’s obvious why governments want to recruit them, but it’s surprisingly hard to do.

Date: Monday July 22, 2019

Portable Benefits: Protecting People in the New World of Work

In a fast-changing economy characterized by part-time work, gigs, frequent changes of employers and reskilling, Canada should consider creating a nimble benefits and pension system that is tied to the worker rather than the employer and ensures ease of access, portability, coverage and generosity.

Date: Wednesday January 16, 2019

AUDIO | Edward Greenspon talks China with Danielle Smith

can’t ignore it: China is already our second-biggest trading partner, it has the world’s second-largest economy, and it’s growing even faster than the United States’ economy. And Canada needs to...

Date: Thursday July 6, 2017

Atlantic Newsletter #5: Immigrant entrepreneurs

In the fifth edition of our Atlantic Immigration & Revitalization Newsletter, Kelly Toughill looks at what Atlantic Canada is doing to attract newcomers who will start or take over businesses, create jobs and build the economy. Successful immigrant entrepreneurs share their lessons learned and give advice to fellow and future entrepreneurs.

Date: Wednesday July 24, 2019

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