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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


Canada Next: Collected reports and summaries

Get the whole Canada Next series in one document. Choose the complete collection of full reports, a collection of summaries only, or a recap of recommendations for provinces, territories and municipalities.

Date: Monday January 28, 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


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


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


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


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


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


Solving the Skills Puzzle: The Missing Piece is Good Information

In a world of work increasingly driven by the supply and demand of skills rather than the qualifications of graduates, employers have trouble finding the workers they need and workers struggle to keep up with changing demands. Emna Braham and Steven Tobin explain how better and more accessible labour market information lies at the heart of clarifying the skills and training needs of today and tomorrow.

Date: Tuesday January 21, 2020


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


COVID-19 and Canada’s Border

With COVID-19 raging out of control in the U.S., the last thing most Canadians want to contemplate is more entrants from abroad. But it could be a year before a vaccine arrives and much longer until it is administered globally. If COVID has taught us anything it is that, this time, we have to be ahead of the curve on border control.

Date: Tuesday July 28, 2020


Premier Jason Kenney at the 2019 Peter Lougheed Awards Dinner

On Nov. 13 in Calgary, Premier of Alberta Jason Kenney explored three forms of reconciliation for Alberta's provincial government: with Alberta’s Indigenous people, of energy growth and environmental stewardship, and of the provincial and federal fields within Canadian Confederation.

Date: Thursday November 21, 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


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


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