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Winning Global Mandates: Lessons from Canadian leaders

...tax rates and the prevalence of multi-sector partnerships have contributed to building a strong business environment. At the same time, Canadian business leaders continue to be confronted by shortcomings that...

Date: Saturday December 5, 2015


From the barn to the bench

...get up to try again.” She says it’s important to “nurture the entrepreneurial spirit by creating an environment where inspiration, ideation and investigation can flourish. Innovation, industry investment and implementation...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...Global Risks in 2017* Environment: climate change; extreme weather; natural disasters; mitigation failures 2. Involuntary migrations: MENA refugees; Iraq, others 3. Conflict: terrorist attacks; cyber attacks; interstate conflicts 4. Populism:...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Canada’s China puzzle: We need a national discussion

...interests, such as the environment. We talked about the mismatch between hundreds of thousands of Chinese students studying in Canada versus fewer than 5,000 Canadian students receiving similar exposure to...

Date: Thursday June 29, 2017


Broadening Talent Pathways: How to Make Cross-Sector Mobility Meaningful

Canada’s prosperity depends on high-performing public, private, and nonprofit sectors with the capacity and networks to thrive in today’s complex environment. Research and international experiences demonstrate that employing cross-sector mobility...

Date: Wednesday June 29, 2016


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...tackle tough social and environmental challenges in a financially sustainable manner, and for their ability to attract private investment capital and translate it into social and environmental solutions. In 2016,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Workplace Innovation in Canada’s Public Service: How Collaborative Approaches, Dynamic Workspaces, and Enabling Technology Can Deliver Greater Value to Canadians

Governments are facing mounting pressure to improve service delivery and accountability to citizens under increasing fiscal restraints and an aging workforce. To thrive in this complex environment, public sector organizations...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011


APIs in Government

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) could dramatically improve the way governments deliver services and data to citizens while protecting governments from the risks associated with government-led digital projects. This report examines what was learned through two Government of Canada API projects, and how to build on their successes.

Date: Wednesday June 5, 2019


Bev Hinterhoeller

...where she was responsible for managing events, webinars, and marketing pieces for multiple teams (specifically Northern and Aboriginal Policy; and Energy, Environment and Transportation) within the Public Policy division. Before...

Date: Sunday February 5, 2017


OPED: Making Canada’s Agents of Parliament truly independent and accountable

...to privacy, bureaucratic incompetence or inadequate service in our official languages. They advocate for children, the environment and the elderly. They are Agents of Parliament and legislatures. But the “system...

Date: Monday May 14, 2018


Governance in the Digital Age

The digital transformation that governments are seeking and citizens are expecting is more than just 'a challenge,' says PPF's Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow Kent Aitken in this new report. After conducting almost 300 interviews over the course of a year, he concludes that governments are currently not set up for the complexities of the digital age and suggests four areas that they need to fundamentally change.

Date: Wednesday September 26, 2018


Putting Reconciliation into Practice: Inclusion and Action

PPF is once again offering this professional development opportunity for public service executives and non-profit leaders to explore in-depth how reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples can be put into practice. 

Date: Monday October 22, 2018


Bonnie Mallard: From the barn to the bench

...get up to try again.” She says it’s important to “nurture the entrepreneurial spirit by creating an environment where inspiration, ideation and investigation can flourish. Innovation, industry investment and implementation...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Keeping up with the Speed of Disruption

Back by popular demand, the Public Policy Forum’s professional development seminar series Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption is being offered for a third time. This series of learning modules, designed for current and prospective government executives, provides a deep dive into the common threads of information security, privacy, ethics, regulatory implications and sustainability.

Date: Monday October 22, 2018


Party Financing in Canada: Perpetually New Challenges

...in a charged social media environment benefits and costs of more detailed disclosure of donor identities and faster online posting of donations by all actors Several noted the increased number...

Date: Friday March 16, 2018


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