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Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...the relationship within First Nations and between First Nations and government. 3. Build more capacity and flexibility into First Nations initiatives. 4. Review and re-think First Nations housing models and...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

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

Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018

Improving access to capital for Canada’s First Nation communities

This report examines six broad recommendations that emerged from the discussions that could form the basis of a practical, multi-stakeholder response: modernize the federal-First Nations fiscal relationship; improve First Nation governance processes and capabilities; invest in First Nations' education and training; foster and support regional cooperation to create a more attractive investment climate; strengthen Aboriginal Financial Institutions; and improve financial literacy and education opportunities.

Date: Wednesday February 17, 2016

Levelling the Playing Field: For First Nations and Financial Empowerment

A new background paper from the Public Policy Forum, Levelling the Playing Field: For First Nations and Financial Empowerment provides views from diverse Canadian leaders about opportunities and challenges facing...

Date: Thursday May 7, 2015

Roundtable series on Enhancing First Nations Access to Capital

...Nations fiscal relationship · Improve First Nation governance processes and capabilities · Invest in First Nations’ education and training · Foster and support regional cooperation to create a more attractive...

Date: Tuesday December 23, 2014

Sharing in the Benefits of Resource Developments: A Study of First Nations-Industry Impact Benefits Agreements

This report describes and analyzes the role of the Impact and Benefits Agreements (IBA) in the resource development process with particular emphasis on understanding whose interests are at...

Date: Thursday May 18, 2006

Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...and China // Some First Nations have a solid China strategy — it was one of the first things that were done. First Nations have been engaged with Chinese SOEs,...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

...this in an inclusive manner by taking the time to understand what we need to do for women, First Nations and immigrants. Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde.

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

PPF’s Emerging Leader Award recognizes Indigenous advocate Caitlin Tolley

Filled with a burning desire to create positive change for her community, Caitlin Tolley has used her voice at home and on the global stage as an advocate for Indigenous people. On April 12, the Public Policy Forum will recognize her work with the Emerging Leader Award at its Annual Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto.

Date: Wednesday February 7, 2018

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

...and former High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Fearless and determined, the Honourable Louise Arbour has served Canada — and the world — as a lawyer, law professor, Supreme...

Date: Monday April 17, 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

Public servants learn reconciliation means relationship-building and action

PPF’s reconciliation series didn’t answer all the questions about reconciliation but offered context and impetus to act. By: Jocelyn Formsma

Date: Friday August 3, 2018

Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 2018

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