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Skills, Training and Lifelong Learning

Training for working Canadians is scarce, and the people who most need it are the least able to get it. As global competition and technological change increase, Canada needs to create effective and inclusive systems of training, which are essential for innovation, growth, employment and good incomes. In this report, Daniel Munro looks at Canada's strengths and weaknesses, training models from around the world, and suggests improvements to lifelong learning systems.

Date: Friday March 29, 2019

DOMINIC BARTON | Canada has a historic opportunity to thrive, but faces hard choices

...said, and the name Canada is generally seen to carry a stellar reputation around the world. Meanwhile, the economy is facing strong headwinds. Chief among these, he argued, is demographics;...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Kathy Kinloch

...Surrey Hospital Foundation, and TELUS. She is also a member of the Business Council of Canada’s Business Higher Education Roundtable and is currently chairing the province’s ‘Emerging Economy Task Force’....

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes economic development, and it makes business sense to do so. Canadian natural resources firms, for example, which play a significant role in the economy, need global market access in...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...remains a challenge. Metrics to measure the outcome or value of an incubator to the economy are often absent or unclear. When available, metrics tend to focus on the short-term,...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

Innovation Collaboration with Europe: A Transatlantic Symposium

...Talent for the innovation economy: facilitated by Val Walker of Mitacs (Canada). Each round table engaged a few dozen people in forward-thinking, action-oriented discussions about trends in these areas and...

Date: Thursday June 25, 2015

Friends in Low (Carbon) Places – Task Force 1 Final Report

This report seeks the path forward for Canada’s energy future. We examine what a low-carbon future means for R&I communities and their economic well-being, and identify strategies and policies that will put R&I communities on a path to resilient and clean economies.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018

Welcome to our new board directors

Welcome aboard to five new directors on the Public Policy Forum board: Neil Desai, Christiane Fox, Eric Axford, Kathy Kinloch and Dominic Barton.

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018

Announcing PPF’s 2019 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow

PPF’s 2019 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow Sean Speer to study urban-rural divide.

Date: Thursday August 8, 2019

R.E.S.P.E.C.T the Referees

Energy powers our economy. It heats our homes, connects us to families and friends, it grows our food. The Canadian energy sector is changing, rapidly. The drivers of these changes...

Date: Monday May 29, 2017

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