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PPF Chair Invested in the Order of Canada

...Actively involved in governance, she brings her energy and know-how to numerous educational, charitable and business organizations. ABOUT THE PPF The Public Policy Forum works with all levels of government...

Date: Friday November 17, 2017

David Brown: From the classroom to the boardroom

...devices. The substance is traditionally extracted in a heavily polluting process from shellfish; Mycodev instead uses fungal fermentation, a safe, green and reliable process that consumes very little energy or...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

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

...Whereas young professionals bring new energy and fresh perspectives, long-standing employees possess valuable experience and corporate memory. By bringing all generations together, through dialogue, knowledge exchange, collaboration and informal networking,...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...50 years, we’ll only be using sustainable energy. Q: What do you miss most about your home country? As I have moved from Norway to Canada, I miss my family...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017

Videos & Photos

...- PPF President & CEO Edward Greenspon Keynote: Turing Award winner Dr. Yoshua Bengio Canada’s Old Industries are New Again « Prev 1 / 17 Next » Photos Your Energy...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Edward Greenspon

...was an early proponent of digital transformation as founding editor of At Bloomberg News, he was Editor-at-Large for Canada and global managing editor for energy, environment and commodities, a group...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Conference Recap: PPF Atlantic Summit

The summit, which attracted hundreds from around Atlantic Canada, kicked off PPF’s three-year policy research project on Atlantic revitalization, with a special focus on newcomer retention.

Date: Wednesday March 28, 2018

Transformational Gains

Global events are creating unprecedented opportunities for Canada to attract capital, talent and companies. In an age of disruptive technological advances, Canada must focus on research, talent and innovation to strengthen its innovative capacity, global competitiveness, and economic and social fabric.  

Date: Tuesday February 5, 2019

PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018

Fix the Grid: How Canada Can Integrate Its Electricity Systems for a Clean, Prosperous Future

While some provinces feast on clean power and export excess to the U.S., others face famine. A Canada Clean Power Fund could knit together a national grid to create a competitive advantage in the low-carbon future.

Date: Friday January 18, 2019

Glen Hodgson

Economist and author Glen Hodgson brings deep pools of knowledge of economic policy and growth related to recent work on energy and climate policy. He has accumulated 35 years of...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

First Nations Finance Authority (Ernie Daniels, CEO): By fixing finance rules, First Nations can invest in themselves

The First Nations Finance Authority is being honored as a Governor General Innovation Award recipient on May 23 for their ground-breaking innovative funding regime that reduces borrowing cuts and provides interest rate security for First Nations communities across the country.

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...· Legalization of Marijuana (1972) · the Energy Emissions Crisis (1993) · Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide (1995) · Social Cohesion (1999) · Aboriginal Governance (2000). The co-authors of this report...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

Trust must be earned and re-earned in climate change needed to promote a more collaborative approach to resource development. In partnership with Enbridge, ATCO Group, Cenovus Energy, Natural Resources Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the...

Date: Sunday November 6, 2016

Putting down roots: How community gardens help immigrant retention

Cultural food security is key to how and whether immigrants take root in their new home. In Halifax, Common Roots Urban Farm was the only source of some traditional foods for newcomers, but the community garden was shut down and no one knows where – or if – it will rise again.

Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018

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