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The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...safety 7. Vehicles: predictive maintenance, usage-based design 8. Cities: adaptive traffic control, resource management, smart meters, environmental monitoring, compliance 9. Outside: transit and navigation (particularly for trains, airplanes, ships) McKinsey...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

...order to identify gaps in the current federal or provincial policy environment that lead to opportunities for new projects and to enable the Forum to continue to build areas of depth....

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


The Shattered Mirror: FAQ

The Public Policy Forum report looks at the state of a much weaker news media in a very different environment, severely disrupted by the digital age. For an overview of...

Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...rooted in the digital environment. For example, companies like Apple or Samsung produce tools — phones, tablets — that run on operating systems designed to have third-party organizations build applications...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...for Canadians. The political environment In a poll, 46 percent agreed: “I could probably be persuaded to support a closer relationship with China if I knew more about what was...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Move over Oscars, we’re announcing our 2019 policy stars

We're pleased to announce all five of our honourees for our 2019 Testimonial Dinner honourees, for their dedication to public service and strengthening our democracy and its institutions.

Date: Thursday January 31, 2019


Permanently Impermanent: Migrant agricultural workers in Canada

Action Canada Task Force hears from workers, administrators and farmers that existing programs don't work quite right and they need to for Canada's agricultural sector to thrive.

Date: Thursday March 7, 2019


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...making”. The metaphor of the government as a platform is rooted in the digital environment. For example, companies like Apple or Samsung produce tools — phones, tablets — that run...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...from time to time is essential to understanding the constantly changing threat environment in which Canadians find themselves. This report briefly explores them in the next section to provide context...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


PANEL 1 — Canada’s unique chance for growth: Attract return-hungry global investors to badly needed…

...of our labour market, our quality of life, our overall business environment. We’ve got to sell that.” Chris Ragan, associate professor of economics at McGill University and also a growth...

Date: Monday October 17, 2016


Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...on bringing economic growth, environmental sustainability and social goals, like health and affordability, together.” “These are not just big regulations that need changes; some are just small things that are...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017


Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018


Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online

The rise of harmful speech online is a threat to Canada’s democracy. This report outlines how governments and digital platform companies can better address hate and harassment, including the creation of a Moderation Standards Council.

Date: Thursday November 8, 2018


André Beaulieu

...the buy side and strategy for large technology companies. Previously, André has worked with the Privy Council Office of the Government of Canada and the United Nations Conference on Environment...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


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