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Rethinking the Public Policy Process: A Public Engagement Framework

Today many issues can’t be solved by governments working alone. This paper takes seriously the claim that to adequately address these issues, we need a new generation of public processes....

Date: Wednesday April 22, 2009


PPF Chair Invested in the Order of Canada

...Actively involved in governance, she brings her energy and know-how to numerous educational, charitable and business organizations. ABOUT THE PPF The Public Policy Forum works with all levels of government...

Date: Friday November 17, 2017


PPF Welcomes Five New Fellows

...growth related to recent work on energy and climate policy. · Émilie Potvin, Director of Public Policy, Asia, Uber. She brings knowledge of policy-making networks in Ottawa and has recent experience...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018


Ten Tough Jobs 2010

...and a partner with whom they work in or outside government. We recorded and transcribed each interview and synthesized the results. We believe that many of the findings from the...

Date: Tuesday October 19, 2010


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

...food they expect in Canada.” Of course, there were challenges along the way. For example, much of the work on HIR was done first in pigs, which are an excellent...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


From the barn to the bench

...food they expect in Canada.” Of course, there were challenges along the way. For example, much of the work on HIR was done first in pigs, which are an excellent...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Putting an invisible disability on the map

...career path, which included a business degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and working as an investment banker on Wall Street. But she “always wanted to help the...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Emerson Csorba

Emerson Csorba serves as President of Csorba & Company Ltd., where he works with organizations in the education sector across Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Israel. In his work,...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


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


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

...move from the United States to Vancouver, he said, he quickly found getting a work permit to be anything but easy. He called his experience immigrating to Canada a “black...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Public Policy Forum honours four Western Canadians with Peter Lougheed Awards

Sue Paish will be one of four recipients of the Peter Lougheed Award at PPF’s Annual Western Dinner on Sept. 19 at the downtown Vancouver Marriott. Sue will be joined by three other distinguished recipients of the award. Fellow award recipient Andrew Petter, the president of Simon Fraser University, said he was humbled and pleased about the award. “Public policy is such an important instrument of democracy,” Petter said.

Date: Wednesday September 5, 2018


Careers

Current openings - Policy Lead. PPF is a vibrant organization that fosters innovative thinking and a passion for public policy. We are always interested in hearing from talented people who want to join the team. PPF provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants.

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


Glen Hodgson

Economist and author Glen Hodgson brings deep pools of knowledge of economic policy and growth related to recent work on energy and climate policy. He has accumulated 35 years of...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


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Date: Friday October 13, 2017


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