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Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...public works and health and safety experience; entrepreneurs; artists, health care workers and educators. There were also a number of housing managers or administrators and several Elders, many of whom...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...As healthcare costs put an increasingly significant strain on public budgets, the linkages between our food system and health outcomes need more attention. To remain a priority sector, attract investors,...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

PPF Members

...Become a PPF member Associations Assembly of First Nations Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Canadian Bankers Association Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. Canadian Media...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad to align national medical organizations and health decision-makers behind Indigenous communities. The goal is to achieve practical implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action on Health....

Date: Monday April 17, 2017

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada, such as health care, where disruption of health monitoring or machine-to-machine communication can translate into physical danger. Security compromise in other contexts, like vehicles, water treatment plants or utilities...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation on digital and social platforms. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018


...but it generally means capital assets built and maintained in the public interest for economic and social purposes including roads, bridges and public transit, water and wastewater facilities, health care...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

How Canada and Smiths Falls are leading the new global cannabis game

Participants of PPF and Telfer Executive Programs’ new Public Policy Leadership Program (PPLP) stopped in Smiths Falls for their Bright Spots visit to understand how the legalization of cannabis affects stakeholders at the local level and then heard from their own colleagues on how this complex policy came into being.

Date: Friday June 14, 2019

Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

...specialty training in infectious diseases and public health, Dr. Kamran Khan found himself in the middle of the SARS outbreak. He was struck by “how quickly a virus could spread...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

Refugees stay put more than other newcomers do – but why?

Access to more settlement services, easier family reunification and safety are among the myriad reasons refugees tend to stay where they settle in the Maritimes, writes Kelly Toughill

Date: Monday March 4, 2019

Ten Tough Jobs 2010

...Fisheries and Oceans Assistant Deputy Minister, Consular Services and Emergency Management, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations & Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada Assistant Deputy Minister,...

Date: Tuesday October 19, 2010

Charlie Carter

...policies work for their beneficiaries and ensure that engagement is meaningful. His professional journey has included coordinating health education projects for refugees in Uganda, managing small businesses, conducting public health...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Jonathan Perron-Clow

...Jonathan consulted with a number of organizations including the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres and the Foundation for the Study of Processes of Government in Canada on projects ranging...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Making Informed Food Choices

A lack of information about some aspects of food makes it difficult for Canadians to make informed food choices. Our Task Force set out to address this by considering what policy decisions could improve Canadians' ability to make informed food choices.

Date: Thursday March 7, 2019

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

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