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Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018


The internet is transforming the world, but not for everybody

The Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit aims to find, understand and fix the gaps that keep some citizens from accessing and benefiting from the digital world.  Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit Making Technology...

Date: Friday October 13, 2017


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


Putting Reconciliation into Practice: Inclusion and Action

PPF is once again offering this professional development opportunity for public service executives and non-profit leaders to explore in-depth how reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples can be put into practice. 

Date: Monday October 22, 2018


PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018


Inclusivity: How to ensure everyone wins

...participants said inclusive growth has to ensure all members of society benefit equally. Moderator Shannon MacDonald, vice chair and chief inclusion officer at Deloitte, asked the panel members if it...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


How do we build an inclusive future of work?

Emerging leaders from the Banff Forum gathered to discuss: Who is missing from Canadians' dialogue about our brave new world of work? They came up with a clear set of guiding principles and recommendations for policymakers.

Date: Friday May 3, 2019


Brave New Work Newsletter #2

In this second newsletter: New report on big gaps in Employment Insurance, emerging leaders share principles for inclusion that we should all follow, and we learn how disrupting the career ladder creates challenges to gender equity.

Date: Monday May 6, 2019


About PPF

...and developments. Our approach is called Inclusion to Conclusion. Here’s why. Inclusion: PPF includes a broad cross-section of participants in our discussions. We strive to engage the best emerging and...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


PPF Chair Invested in the Order of Canada

...an exceptional administrator, rising through the ranks of global firm EY, where she serves as managing partner for Quebec. She is deeply committed to parity and inclusion in business. She...

Date: Friday November 17, 2017


Meet our Emerging Leader Award recipient, Maayan Ziv

Maayan Ziv will be honoured for her advocacy with the Emerging Leader Award at PPF’s 2019 Testimonial Dinner and #PPFawards on April 11 in Toronto. Founder and CEO of AccessNow, an app and digital platform, she is passionate about creating a more accessible and inclusive world.

Date: Thursday April 4, 2019


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


CONDITION CHRONIC: How Improving Workplace Wellness Helps Canadians and the Economy

Canada must do more to both reduce the incidence of chronic disease and to appropriately accommodate those already living with chronic disease. While governments, employers and advocacy organizations have good intentions and are undertaking helpful initiatives, the challenge is immense and it requires a well-informed, broad, integrated response.

Date: Friday September 29, 2017


Move over Oscars, we’re announcing our 2019 policy stars

We're pleased to announce all five of our honourees for our 2019 Testimonial Dinner honourees, for their dedication to public service and strengthening our democracy and its institutions.

Date: Thursday January 31, 2019


Public servants learn reconciliation means relationship-building and action

PPF’s reconciliation series didn’t answer all the questions about reconciliation but offered context and impetus to act. By: Jocelyn Formsma

Date: Friday August 3, 2018


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