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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


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...and storage has created an environment in which companies prematurely delete information and improperly store records. Participants suggested that companies are seeking assistance on data governance, risk and compliance, but...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...security, standards and governance The world of ubiquitous connected devices will present a considerable departure from conventional engagement with the Internet, shifting from active, self-directed communication and content search to...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...for what instead of coordinating to ensure accountability and good governance. Indigenous governments are a further actor in this complex mix. The taxpayer almost invariably is called upon to fund...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Keeping up with the Speed of Disruption

Back by popular demand, the Public Policy Forum’s professional development seminar series Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption is being offered for a third time. This series of learning modules, designed for current and prospective government executives, provides a deep dive into the common threads of information security, privacy, ethics, regulatory implications and sustainability.

Date: Monday October 22, 2018


Julie Cafley, PhD

Contact Julie 613-238-7858 Ext: 229 Executive Vice-President, Programs and Partnerships Julie is an accomplished leader and academic with expertise in higher education leadership and governance. As Executive Vice-President, Julie builds...

Date: Thursday November 9, 2017


Why Canada needs a digital office

...that don’t work for technology, including accountabilities, structures, policies and hiring practices. We need to change the surrounding system, and those second-order decisions about governance are important and far-reaching. We...

Date: Friday May 12, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...enabled globalization 3.0 and helped drive a broader technology revolution. A second consequence: a large gap has emerged between a world of “tech 4.0” and “gov/pol 1.0”. Governance/Policy 1.0 —...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 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


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...on a number of fronts, including commercial opportunities, rights issues, security matters and the potential for collaboration around social, educational and governance issues. Business, and especially big business, cannot be...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Developing Canada’s Digital-Ready Public Service

Canada’s public service has charted an ambitious information management and technology strategy, and talent is one of its pillars. Finding innovative approaches to attracting, developing, and retaining the best and brightest requires rethinking many traditional assumptions and harnessing new approaches. What can be done to attract a skilled and diverse workforce?

Date: Friday March 8, 2019


Food Innovation in Canada’s North: The case for a social enterprise cluster

Our Task Force conducted a preliminary study of the feasibility of an Arctic Food Innovation Cluster in Canada. The intent of such a cluster is to advance increased access to affordable, culturally informed, healthy food across northern regions. The cluster’s secondary objective is to foster further innovations within the North’s commercial food production industry via new food production methods (e.g., full utilization of harvested fish), value chains, and/or governance models. This would, in turn, boost local economic development opportunities within these northern communities.

Date: Thursday March 7, 2019


Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...Canadian society gather to pay tribute to distinguished Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to the quality of public policy and good governance. We hope to see you there on...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017


Take the 2018 PPF Holiday Quiz!

What's your wonk score? From 12 months of PPF policy events and projects, we've come up with 12 questions to challenge you. Take our Holiday Quiz.

Date: Tuesday December 18, 2018


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