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Mind the Gaps: Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage in Canada

In our study of 20 small and mid-sized Canadian communities, the number and depth of newspaper articles about civic affairs declined sharply between 2008 and 2017, leaving citizens less informed about their democratic institutions.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018


Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...“This is a government job” — Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada are bolstering their student and recent graduate recruitment efforts by highlighting the exciting, hands-on possibilities...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...and affordable housing. Immigrants in Canada’s largest city will have trouble succeeding without it, Keesmaat warned the summit, and so too will various sectors critical to the health of the...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


Ken Neumann

...leadership role, often joining USW delegations abroad to promote solidarity with workers in Europe, South America and Mexico, particularly on issues of health and safety. Neumann consistently fights for the...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...Staffing Solutions (in Vancouver) presented an overview of their respective organizations. Each identified the social challenge their organization was created to address — public transportation, affordable home health care, and...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Putting an invisible disability on the map

...hearing aids among poor people. Renyi set up the open-access Global Hearing Loss Database, in consultation with entities like the World Health Organization and the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association,...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...cooperation in agriculture, energy, manufacturing, financial services and infrastructure. Aviation, air transport, educational and health care services are also mentioned. How might these areas of economic cooperation be organized into...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 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


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...congested and polluted cities livable; convert its economy from export-led to consumer-based; build trust in its food and banking systems; and provide social and health security to aging parents of...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...have structured themselves for evidence-based policy-making and empirical rigour for many fields (e.g., environmental monitoring, social programming, public health), we accept far less rigour when talking about governance, technology and...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


How to talk so people will listen: A lesson from Sadhu Johnston, City Manager of Vancouver

“So, who are you, and what do you want to learn from me?” Vancouver's City Manager Sadhu Johnston goes off script when meeting with Action Canada Fellows.

Date: Monday July 8, 2019


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...alternatives for residents with special transportation and health care needs. The third case study illustrated an example in which a Vancouver social enterprise launched a community-centric approach to alleviating unemployment,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


The Values Proposition: Strengthening Sport in Canada

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


PPF to honour Mark Carney, Beverley McLachlin, Richard Dicerni, ‘22 Minutes’ founders Mary Walsh and Michael Donovan and journalist Francine Pelletier

...2003 Oscar for best documentary feature, Bowling for Columbine. Ms. Walsh is a celebrated Canadian writer, actress and mental health advocate. As the warrior princess, she has used the element...

Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017


Amanda Bell

Amanda Bell is a Director on the Public Policy Forum board.

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


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