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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


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


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


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


Trust must be earned and re-earned in climate change

...of interests has been widened and the legitimacy of existing methodologies and governance structures are being challenged. Resource development today requires not just regulatory approval, but also public confidence, to...

Date: Sunday November 6, 2016


PANEL 4—Build infrastructure for long term, not because it’s ‘shovel-ready’

...things like central co-ordination, competent project management and proper governance. Jane Bird, a senior business advisor at Bennett Jones Vancouver who deals with public and private construction and infrastructure, said...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...its value to good governance in Canada. The current cohort of Senators can be divided into two basic groups: partisans trying to figure out how their role has been altered...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016


First Nations Finance Authority (Ernie Daniels, CEO): By fixing finance rules, First Nations can invest in themselves

The First Nations Finance Authority is being honored as a Governor General Innovation Award recipient on May 23 for their ground-breaking innovative funding regime that reduces borrowing cuts and provides interest rate security for First Nations communities across the country.

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Erin Freeland Ballantyne

...issues linked to education, Northern governance and remote communities. She was born and raised in Sǫ̀mba K’è / Yellowknife on Akaitcho territory and was the first Rhodes Scholar from the...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

...to Canadians with a primary focus on the following five areas of inquiry The social and economic determinants of growth Good governance and healthy democracy Policy-making in an age of...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


Add Your Voice

...these key areas: The social and economic determinants of growth Good governance and healthy democracy Policy-making in an age of disruption The changing nature of work Indigenous growth and governance...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


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


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


Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...nature of the Chinese economy including its close links with the Communist Party, corruption, the absence of Western-style corporate organization and governance, the dominant role of state-owned enterprises, their inherently...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


PPF names Karen Restoule as its 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow

...to PPF to conduct research and convene dialogues about public policy, democratic institutions and good governance. The fellowship is supported financially by the RBC Foundation. Kent Aitken, Madelaine Drohan and...

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018


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