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Building Leaders: Early Childhood Development in Indigenous Communities

...the summer of 2014, Canada’s Public Policy Forum launched a national initiative to improve ECD in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities. Building Leaders: Early Childhood Development in Indigenous Communities...

Date: Tuesday July 14, 2015


Ten Tough Jobs 2010

...sector, these positions generally report to the head of their department or agency. In selecting from the list of nominations, we consulted a senior group of individuals in a more...

Date: Tuesday October 19, 2010


Speer and Asselin: How Canada can compete in the intangibles economy

The rise of the intangible economy requires us to re-evaluate, refine and reorient how we think about economic policy and aim to position Canada to compete in a new market dynamic. The stakes are high. We need to make the right choices today if we want to thrive in an era of intangibles. And some of these decisions challenge decades of conventional wisdom.

Date: Sunday April 7, 2019


Canada and the OECD: 50 years of converging interests

2010 marked the beginning of the 50th anniversary celebrations for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Canada was among the first nations to join the OECD, indeed, the very first...

Date: Monday December 5, 2011


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


Edward Greenspon & Ivor Shapiro: Define journalists by what they do

The question of how, or whether, to demarcate who qualifies as a journalist has returned in louder, more insistent terms with the federal government’s pledge to introduce a tax credit rebating an unspecified percentage of the labour costs of newsrooms. Let's define journalists by what they do: "A definition does not infringe on anyone’s right to report and publish; it simply provides some with the advantage of a shield law or tax credit."

Date: Friday December 14, 2018


How Canada can create a culture of innovation

...to commit to improved educational outcomes for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Where Canada’s OECD quality of life ranking is 6th, it drops to 63rd for indigenous communities. The...

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016


Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship

The Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship was established in 2012 to mark the Public Policy Forum’s 25th anniversary, when all living former Prime Ministers were honoured at the Testimonial Dinner and Awards in Toronto. The Fellowship brings prominent Canadian leaders to PPF for a year to conduct research and convene dialogues about public policy, democratic institutions and good governance.

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018


PPF Members

...Become a PPF member Associations Assembly of First Nations Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Canadian Bankers Association Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. Canadian Media...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


May 9, 2014: Realizing The Potential: Global Perspectives on Indigenous Economic Development

There is a clear need for better engagement with Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis on natural resource development. The sector’s future success will depend on authentic partnerships with Aboriginal...

Date: Friday May 9, 2014


Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

...Asian Nations to improve their capacity to control outbreaks, so infectious diseases don’t spread to other parts of the world. Dr. Khan says one of the biggest challenges for governments,...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Karen Restoule

...within Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario.  Previously, Karen was director of the Justice Sector at the Chiefs of Ontario, where she coordinated the efforts of First Nations leadership...

Date: Thursday November 30, 2017


One-on-One: Perry Bellegarde

...“try to find common ground,” he said. “The inherent right of self-determination” Bochove asked Bellegarde if he thought First Nations communities have the right to veto infrastructure projects like pipelines....

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


PANEL 4—Build infrastructure for long term, not because it’s ‘shovel-ready’

...national jurisdictions like federal courts, border crossings, military installations, and first nations communities, an agency would apply consistency to building up infrastructure in those domains. The other role could be...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


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