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Getting ahead of disruption is key to our future: An introduction to Canada Next

Decision makers in all fields face intense challenges to keep up with geopolitical transformation, the sweeping innovations of the digital age, the impacts on work sparked by artificial intelligence, and the catastrophic effects of climate change. Edward Greenspon and Drew Fagan introduce the challenges that Canada Next addresses.

Date: Monday January 7, 2019


Tomek Sysak

...appreciation for the impacts of humanity on our food supply, our environment and the next generation. Tomek has a degree in journalism and history from Carleton University. He joined PPF...

Date: Saturday December 24, 2016


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...as best as possible what conditions will look like — demographically, geographically, economically, socially, technologically, environmentally — when the infrastructure decided upon today is in middle age many years from...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


PPF Members

...Plan Investment Board Canada Revenue Agency Canada School of Public Service Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canadian Heritage Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

...to choose letters on an on-screen keyboard. “We’ve got over three dozen kids who are now able to do their school activities and control things in their environment, simply by...

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


One-on-One: Navdeep Bains and John Manley on innovation

...spurred on by competition. Bains said “competition is so critical to create that environment” where businesses are taking more risks. “Lifelong learning”Bains has focused on long-term challenges to the country’s...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Eric Axford

As executive vice president and chief sustainability officer, Eric plays a key role in stewarding Suncor’s many external relationships and strategic collaborations in support of the company’s ongoing economic, environmental...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


PANEL 2—Canada’s emerging innovators face funding, talent and culture gaps

...company, especially “if a company that continues to meet milestones” isn’t able to secure proper funding. Everett said the financing environment in Canada was presenting problems. There is a “huge...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


PANEL 3—Established companies must ‘disrupt ourselves’ to be innovative and stay ahead

...where firms share technologies in order to push environmental performance forward. The auto industry is similarly being turned on its head. Changes in the industry are being driven by multiple...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Dr. Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

...person to choose letters on an on-screen keyboard. “We’ve got over three dozen kids who are now able to do their school activities and control things in their environment, simply...

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


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

...Mexico has attracted more of the auto sector was not cheap labour, as is commonly thought, but the business environment created by Mexico’s multitude of trade deals. Canada’s several regulated...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


Public Policy Leadership Program

Telfer and PPF have joined forces and leveraged our individual strengths to enhance your understanding of current and emerging policy challenges while developing the leadership skills needed to be effective in an increasingly complex government system.

Date: Friday October 12, 2018


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


Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Join to celebrate our 2019 Atlantic Dinner honourees

Let's raise a toast to five exceptional Atlantic Canadians at PPF's Atlantic Dinner & Frank McKenna Awards in Halifax.

Date: Tuesday April 16, 2019


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