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Trust must be earned and re-earned in climate change

...the assertion of Indigenous rights and heightened activism by NGOs pose challenges for natural resource development across the country. The difficulties experienced over recent pipeline projects demonstrate how the circle...

Date: Sunday November 6, 2016


Legitimacy in Government: A Path to Reconciliation

...that could be established to strengthen transparency and trust between the Government of Canada and Indigenous peoples; and ·       How to better engage all Indigenous peoples – in particular, emerging...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018


Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship

The Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship was established in 2012 to mark the Public Policy Forum’s 25th anniversary, when all living former Prime Ministers were honoured at the Testimonial Dinner and Awards in Toronto. The Fellowship brings prominent Canadian leaders to PPF for a year to conduct research and convene dialogues about public policy, democratic institutions and good governance.

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Jane Hooker

...Indigenous partners to launch a new seminar series for senior public servants focused on reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. As a senior legal adviser, Jane has experience as counsel for bilateral...

Date: Saturday May 12, 2018


Karen Restoule

...that aims to promote discourse among Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders on the importance of reconciling the relationship between Indigenous communities and corporate Canada. She is a graduate of the University...

Date: Thursday November 30, 2017


TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...be engaged in or support trade’s positive outcomes. Indspire’s Roberta Jamieson and economist Chris Ragan. Ensure Indigenous participation Canada has both a moral and legal obligation to include Indigenous peoples...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


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


Opioid Addiction Treatment in 2019

Canada can stem the tide of the opioid crisis. Among Canadians, there is hope that hastening access to treatments that work, learning from and scaling up best practices, and continuing coordinated efforts between all stakeholders will positively impact the pathways to treatment services - beyond just overdose treatment. This report discusses opportunities for policy makers to engage on harm reduction, equitable access to treatment and support, and collaboration and coordination following a PPF roundtable on opioid misuse in December 2018.

Date: Thursday March 14, 2019


A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...for Chinese goods. This includes the “One Belt, One Road” that will enhance interconnectivity in Asia. Further, the “Indigenous Innovation” and “Made in China 2025” strategies are aimed at using...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Marie Odile-Junker: Recording lessons for humanity

...that seems much greater than myself. I have learned so much from my Indigenous and academic partners, encountered amazing people, surfed on the cusp of a technological revolution and ridden...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...the only basis of support of greater engagement. SMEs must also be involved in the dialogue, as well as provinces and municipalities, universities and colleges, academics, security experts, NGOs, Indigenous...

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


The Shattered Mirror: FAQ

...on early-stage, local, as well as Indigenous, news operations. It also will finance ongoing research into the relationship between news and democracy. The remaining seven recommendations are measures to enhance...

Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017


Recording lessons for humanity

...my Indigenous and academic partners, encountered amazing people, surfed on the cusp of a technological revolution and ridden a wave of change where many things are truly intangible, but deeply...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Friends in Low (Carbon) Places – Task Force 1 Final Report

This report seeks the path forward for Canada’s energy future. We examine what a low-carbon future means for R&I communities and their economic well-being, and identify strategies and policies that will put R&I communities on a path to resilient and clean economies.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018


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