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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
...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
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
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
...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
...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
...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
...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
...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
...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
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
Canada is a great sporting nation, but we need values-based sport to prevent unethical practices from undermining the integrity of sport. Concrete actions must be taken by stakeholders in Canadian sport to make values-based sport the foundation of their policies and practices. This report outlines the game plan for government, media, corporations, philanthropists, educators, coaches and athletes.
Date: Wednesday March 13, 2019
...the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), reducing the opportunity for the select group to encourage the appropriate norms, governance structures, etc. With regards to the Canadian toolkit, the discussion highlighted...
Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017
...to pay tribute to distinguished Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to public policy and good governance. This annual reunion of the “who’s who” in public policy attracts more than 1,300...
Date: Monday April 9, 2018