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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


TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...capitalize on, this shift. The energy industry, for example, has already seen the effects of new technologies on global supply, while the transportation and hospitality industries are being upended by...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


Canada Growth Summit: The key recommendations

...projects by strengthening analytics, governance and capacity. • Take a balanced approach to minimize economic risks in the clean energy transition. Harnessing the Potential of Diverse Talent KEY RECOMMENDATIONS• Attract...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016


The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018


Event Recap: PPF Atlantic Dinner & Frank McKenna Awards

Atlantic Canadian leaders honoured with tributes, tales and humour “It’s enormously humbling to have an award like this named after me,” said Frank McKenna. “Usually, they wait ’til you’re dead, and I guess PPF got tired of waiting.”

Date: Thursday March 29, 2018


Change in Motion – Task Force 3 Final Report

This report provides key policy recommendations to ensure a comprehensive national framework led by the federal government.

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


Pulling up roots: Bhutanese exodus from Halifax offers clues to why newcomers stay or go

The disappearance of Bhutanese from Halifax is discouraging to those who believe the future of Atlantic Canada is tied to increased immigration, but it is also an opportunity to look at the factors that encourage newcomers to take root – and the factors that lead them away.

Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018


Speer and Asselin: How Canada can compete in the intangibles economy

The rise of the intangible economy requires us to re-evaluate, refine and reorient how we think about economic policy and aim to position Canada to compete in a new market dynamic. The stakes are high. We need to make the right choices today if we want to thrive in an era of intangibles. And some of these decisions challenge decades of conventional wisdom.

Date: Sunday April 7, 2019


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