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Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...in this discussion paper. Rather than conclusions, each theme posits questions to guide the future work of the broader community devoted to the adoption of open policy making in Canada....

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...the keynote and panel presentations. The dominant themes are explored in this discussion paper. Rather than conclusions, each theme posits questions to guide the future work of the broader community...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Can refugees help save PEI’s way of life?

Some employers and advocates want Canada to recruit refugees to fill local labour shortages, Kelly Toughill reports. Others worry that would dilute the humanitarian mission of resettling the world’s most vulnerable citizens.

Date: Monday March 4, 2019


Former N.B. premier says future of Atlantic Canada reliant on immigration

“I don’t think it’s overly dramatic to say the future of Atlantic Canada is at stake,” former N.B. Premier Frank McKenna told the crowd of business leaders and academics at PPF's Atlantic Summit in Fredericton. His concern over the dwindling population of the region is buoyed by optimism about recent action taken by the four provinces and the federal government.

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018


July 9, 2013: The Future of Canada’s Nuclear Energy Sector — Toronto Workshop Summary Report

On May 23, 2013, the Public Policy Forum convened leaders from the private, public, academic and research sectors in Toronto to explore the future of the Canadian nuclear sector. The...

Date: Tuesday July 9, 2013


July 8, 2013: The Future of Canada’s Nuclear Energy Sector — Saskatoon Workshop Summary Report

On May 14, 2013, the Public Policy Forum convened leaders from the private, public, academic and research sectors in Saskatoon to explore the future of the Canadian nuclear sector. The...

Date: Monday July 8, 2013


Kabilan: After the tornadoes, let’s avoid the ‘lessons learned’ trap

After six tornadoes ripped through the Ottawa region, there will likely be a review of how authorities responded to this event. The aim of such exercises is to identify the “lessons learned” from the incident in order to improve response and resilience in the future. Unfortunately, “lessons learned” is one of the most misused terms in emergency management.

Date: Tuesday October 2, 2018


Who’s threatening democracy? Tyrants, technology – and us

Are we amusing ourselves to death while darker forces of disinformation undermine our democracy? By Edward Greenspon

Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018


Governance in the digital age

...months of research, interviews and roundtables on open and digital government, I’d like to provide an update on the project. A working definition Let’s start with a working definition for...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...The emergence of sophisticated security programs has made penetrating networks increasingly difficult for attackers. Instead, cybercriminals are increasingly relying on human error to bypass next-generation perimeters that protect organizational networks....

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


An ‘International Space Station for Work’: The Case for a Global, Open Platform for Training and Employment

As permanent employment declines, workers switch jobs more often, and training programs fail to adapt, the world needs an open platform for employment and training. A global effort, like the one that built the International Space Station in the 1990s, could provide the funding and critical mass of data needed­—and Canada could lead it.

Date: Monday January 14, 2019


Building the Future: Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth (Interim Report)

...planning and a greater focus nationally on innovative infrastructure investment. The release of the report,”Building the Future: Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth,” on Wednesday, Oct. 12, coincides with the PPF’s...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018


For Acadians, newcomers are economic saviours but linguistic threats

The Acadian shore of Nova Scotia is one of many rural areas of Atlantic Canada betting its future on immigration. But even French-speaking newcomers aren’t a solution to preserving the area’s Francophone heart.

Date: Thursday June 6, 2019


Work in Progress – Task Force 2 Final Report

How do we prepare Canada’s workforce to lead in the global clean energy sector?

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018


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