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Top business and government leaders gather for PPF Growth Summit and Testimonial Dinner on April 12

...its third annual Canada Growth Summit to debate issues around AI, the future of work, infrastructure, the economy and how to enhance growth and prosperity for Canadians. “Canada has been...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018


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


Diversification not Dependence: A Made-in-Canada China Strategy

Canada can truly diversify its trade and break its dependence on a single partner by pursuing a strategy built on sectoral trade agreements with China. 

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018


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


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


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


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


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


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 People Imperative: Strategies to Grow Population and Prosperity in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is taking action to rebuild its aging and slow-growing population: The region needs to attract - and keep - more newcomers.

Date: Sunday March 18, 2018


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


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