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Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 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


Peter Dinsdale

...and Native Studies and a Master of Arts – Interdisciplinary Humanities in 1997 from Laurentian University. He previously was the Chief Executive Officer for the Assembly of First Nations, the...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


CONDITION CHRONIC: How Improving Workplace Wellness Helps Canadians and the Economy

Canada must do more to both reduce the incidence of chronic disease and to appropriately accommodate those already living with chronic disease. While governments, employers and advocacy organizations have good intentions and are undertaking helpful initiatives, the challenge is immense and it requires a well-informed, broad, integrated response.

Date: Friday September 29, 2017


Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation on digital and social platforms. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...end of the OECD scale.vi Canada’s infrastructure stock is held in public hands to a greater extent than some competitor nations that have done more to balance public and private...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Canada’s Innovation Stars: Meet the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award laureates

The innovation stars are out and shining over Canada as the Governor General’s Innovation Awards are handed out to six laureates and teams for 2018.

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


Allan Clarke

...initiatives, including the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and the First Nations Commercial and Industrial Development Act. During his career he has had policy and programme responsibility across a wide...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018


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


International approaches to infrastructure governance: experiences from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia

Canada is confronted with significant infrastructure challenges and gaps. To understand how like-minded nations are managing similar challenges, the Public Policy Forum undertook a review of approaches to infrastructure governance...

Date: Friday October 10, 2014


PPF conference in Fredericton focuses on immigration; Atlantic Dinner features first Frank McKenna Awards

...and sustainable First Nations, doubled its land base, and increased employment. Since 2013, PPF has presented awards to distinguished Atlantic Canadians who have built bridges between sectors, contributed to public...

Date: Monday March 19, 2018


Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...Partnership (RCEP) is a major multi-country goods-only negotiation ongoing among the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan, Korea and China. Unlike FTAs, which aim to remove...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Brave New Work Newsletter #1

In this first edition of our Brave New Work Newsletter: A new report on the strengths and weaknesses of Canada's training systems, what Canada’s associations see trending in the future of work, and students imagine how Canadians would learn if universities and colleges no longer existed.

Date: Monday April 1, 2019


Opioid Addiction Treatment in 2019

Canada can stem the tide of the opioid crisis. Among Canadians, there is hope that hastening access to treatments that work, learning from and scaling up best practices, and continuing coordinated efforts between all stakeholders will positively impact the pathways to treatment services - beyond just overdose treatment. This report discusses opportunities for policy makers to engage on harm reduction, equitable access to treatment and support, and collaboration and coordination following a PPF roundtable on opioid misuse in December 2018.

Date: Thursday March 14, 2019


Kathleen Donovan

...and history from the University of Toronto. Kathleen has previously worked as an intern for the United Nations Operations and Crisis Centre and a Division Research Manager for the Canadian...

Date: Sunday February 5, 2017


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