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

...that are able to offer secure employment in an increasingly uncertain economy. Across every region, financial security was an important consideration for young professionals making major life decisions, from purchasing...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

Leading Innovation – Insights from Canadian Regions

...– business spending on R&D, business productivity, ICT and machinery and equipment intensity – Canada is actually falling behind. Set against a rapidly changing global economy, and rising economies in...

Date: Monday March 12, 2012

Sustainable Finance Roundtable Series Summary

How can Canada can align financial policies and practices to climate change and sustainable development goals? This report summarizes five roundtables hosted by PPF and the Ivey Foundation with experts across Canada.

Date: Thursday January 31, 2019

One-on-One: Perry Bellegarde

...that “closing this gap is really in the best interests of Canada.” “Canada’s economy is based on land” Bellegarde tied economic development to Indigenous property, saying “from an Indigenous perspective,...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...the Internet offer relatively low-cost options for improving services and connecting with end-users. A 2013 report by Cisco projected that the Internet of Everything (IoE) economy is set to create...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017

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

...receive their funding in line with the supply and transportation season. Some participants shared that funding challenges come from the lack of self-sufficiency and an on-reserve economy, so when timelines...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Skills at Speed: Why Canada’s Public Service Should Grow Its Interchange Program to Build Skills and Networks

The public sector should expand its interchange program with the private sector in order to diversify its employees’ networks and skill sets and, in so doing, help the public service face employment challenges and disruptive technologies.

Date: Tuesday January 22, 2019

The internet is transforming the world, but not for everybody

...will transform society, the economy, and even the fundamentals of our democracy. While someone with arthritis and short-term memory issues struggles to remember and type passwords to online accounts. While...

Date: Friday October 13, 2017

The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 2018

Move over Oscars, we’re announcing our 2019 policy stars

We're pleased to announce all five of our honourees for our 2019 Testimonial Dinner honourees, for their dedication to public service and strengthening our democracy and its institutions.

Date: Thursday January 31, 2019

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...goes beyond food exports, and includes important players that enable more sustainable food production, including technology, bio-economy, genomics, and input sectors, such as seed, fertilizer and pesticides. Industry-led global farmer...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

Immigrants aren’t job killers, they’re job creators — and they want to come to Canada

...stark contrast to Donald Trump’s America, and they’re poised to inject a shot of prosperity into the Canadian economy. That’s the consensus of a panel on population and prosperity at...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

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

...right training and skills for the changing economy — for example, to ensure children are taught how to code early on. “We need to make young people more resilient in...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

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

Laurel Broten

...L’Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada. When she’s not trying to grow the Nova Scotia economy, Laurel enjoys keeping up with her twin boys Zachary and Ryan, and spending...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

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