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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


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


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


Julie Cafley, PhD

jcafley@ppforum.ca 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 bridges and...

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


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


What the Saskatchewan Roughriders Can Teach Canadian Journalism

Many different approaches to support journalism, locally and beyond, have emerged in recent years in the wake of the sharp decline of traditional industry players. Public policy will play a crucial role in shaping the rules for ownership innovation and protected space for Canadian journalism.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018


Roundtable series on Enhancing First Nations Access to Capital

...cheap loans is rare. These barriers discourage private investment and are the result of chronic underlying issues, including: · Socio-economic pathologies · Governance challenges · Institutional barriers and biases In...

Date: Tuesday December 23, 2014


A New North Star

Rapid and far-reaching changes to the global economy, driven by technology, demographics and geopolitics, are forcing us to rethink some of the core assumptions of what makes a nation competitive or not. Robert Asselin and Sean Speer offer a bipartisan strategy for what Canada can do in a data-driven 'intangibles' economy.

Date: Thursday April 4, 2019


Our Research

...of concentration that allow us to build knowledge that can be applied across multiple sectors: The social and economic determinants of growth Good governance and healthy democracy Policy-making in an...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


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