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PPF to honour Mark Carney, Beverley McLachlin, Richard Dicerni, ‘22 Minutes’ founders Mary Walsh and Michael Donovan and journalist Francine Pelletier

...economy to safety during the worst financial crisis in eight decades. He is at the helm of a central bank again as the United Kingdom weathers its own rough seas....

Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017

Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...institutions affecting investment flows. But the devil is in the details. A Canada-China FTA would be only the fourth such agreement made by the Chinese with a developed economy. In...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Brave New Work Newsletter #1

In this first edition of our Brave New Work Newsletter: A new report on the strengths and weaknesses of Canada's training systems, what Canada’s associations see trending in the future of work, and students imagine how Canadians would learn if universities and colleges no longer existed.

Date: Monday April 1, 2019

Governance in the digital age

...regulations: where governments may have to make decisions on governing technologies for public protection or interest (e.g., drones, algorithms, peer-to-peer economies). Society and the economy: where government may have to...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Brave New Work Newsletter #2

In this second newsletter: New report on big gaps in Employment Insurance, emerging leaders share principles for inclusion that we should all follow, and we learn how disrupting the career ladder creates challenges to gender equity.

Date: Monday May 6, 2019

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

Building the Future: Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth (Interim Report)

Canadian governments at all levels will spend as much as $750-billion over the next 10 years on infrastructure. Spending it smartly will be key to a more competitive Canadian economy....

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

We need a China strategy, so let’s get it right

In this Globe and Mail op-ed, our Forum on China co-chairs argue that with rules-based trade down South on the fritz, it really is time to look elsewhere and that includes China.

Date: Monday June 18, 2018

Jan. 20, 2014: Canada’s Evolving Internal Market: An agenda for a more cohesive economic union These obstacles are estimated to cost the Canadian economy billions of dollars, reducing our country’s productivity, innovation capacity and competitiveness. Last spring, the Internal Trade Secretariat (ITSC), in collaboration...

Date: Monday January 20, 2014

Feb. 20, 2014: Schizophrenia in Canada: The social and economic case for a collaborative model of care

...the burdens of schizophrenia on our society and economy. We trust that the findings of our research will help initiate a broader discussion among patients, families, clinicians, care providers, patient...

Date: Wednesday February 19, 2014

Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018

Beyond the Big City

How can small communities and rural areas in Canada attract and retain newcomers, most of whom prefer to settle in a few large metropolitan areas? This report examines the experiences of five communities that have looked to immigration to help reverse declining populations and boost economic prospects, and proposes short and long-term solutions.

Date: Tuesday August 6, 2019

Mill town’s struggle reveals rural areas’ unique immigration challenges

A small influx of foreign workers has sparked sharp reactions in Chipman, New Brunswick. Many see the newcomers as potential saviours of a town headed toward extinction. Others see them as competitors for local jobs. In between, a handful of immigrant families are trying to figure out how to feel at home. The challenges of immigration in small communities are different than in cities, both for newcomers and for local residents. Solving them may be key to the future prosperity of rural Atlantic Canada.

Date: Thursday June 6, 2019

Independent and Accountable: Modernizing the Role of Agents of Parliament and Legislatures

In this report, the Public Policy Forum (PPF) analyzes the current and evolving role of agents at the federal and provincial levels to provide recommendations on how oversight and guidance in the administration of policies can be improved while maintaining their autonomy within Canada’s Westminster system.

Date: Thursday April 26, 2018

Hiring and Retaining Workers in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador's labour force is shrinking — not to mention population — and once again more people are leaving the province than arriving. PPF developed recommendations to upskill existing workers and bring in new workers at a St. John’s consultation with leaders in government, civil society, immigration, education institutions and business as part of our Atlantic Revitalization project.

Date: Monday October 7, 2019

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