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A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

After its first taste of independent status last spring, the Senate returns on September 27, with more independent appointments still to come. But how will an independent Senate work in...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016


Fix the Grid: How Canada Can Integrate Its Electricity Systems for a Clean, Prosperous Future

While some provinces feast on clean power and export excess to the U.S., others face famine. A Canada Clean Power Fund could knit together a national grid to create a competitive advantage in the low-carbon future.

Date: Friday January 18, 2019


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


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


The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 2018


Portable Benefits: Protecting People in the New World of Work

In a fast-changing economy characterized by part-time work, gigs, frequent changes of employers and reskilling, Canada should consider creating a nimble benefits and pension system that is tied to the worker rather than the employer and ensures ease of access, portability, coverage and generosity.

Date: Wednesday January 16, 2019


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...Optigo Networks offers networking hardware products capable of connecting thousands of smart devices on a property using optical cabling along with a web interface to centrally manage the entire network....

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


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


Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

...Team Building                                                                                                      Assign project work to Policy Leads, ensuring that the staff’s capabilities and expertise are exploited effectively, work plans are carried out, and the results of the work are...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


Future of news in crisis, with Edward Greenspon

CBC's Ontario Today explores the future of news and the crisis of democracy caused by free digital media and social media marketing tools.

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018


Friends in Low (Carbon) Places – Task Force 1 Final Report

This report seeks the path forward for Canada’s energy future. We examine what a low-carbon future means for R&I communities and their economic well-being, and identify strategies and policies that will put R&I communities on a path to resilient and clean economies.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018


Canada-China Session 1: Setting the stage, public opinion trends, approaches to trade

Recap of the first meeting of PPF's Canada-China Forum includes presentations on public opinion by Bruce Anderson of Abacus Data and sectoral trade by Wendy Dobson of University of Toronto

Date: Tuesday July 25, 2017


Davos 2019: Looking for order in a disorderly world

Slowing global growth, the possibility of a U.S.-China trade war, the chaos of Brexit, the urgency and inaction toward tackling climate change, and the perceptions of shortcomings in political and corporate leadership shaped the gloomier mood at Davos this year. Kevin Lynch, Vice Chairman of the BMO Financial Group, explains that the annual gathering in the Swiss Alps ventured far and wide in the issues tackled, but it produced limited success in tying it all together into a compelling narrative and concrete path forward.

Date: Wednesday January 30, 2019


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


Changes to Atlantic Immigration Pilot praised, but more are needed

Revealing the list of employers authorized to bring immigrants to Canada through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot is an important first step in combating immigration fraud.

Date: Tuesday December 11, 2018


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