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Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...this year’s inaugural Emerging Indigenous Leader award, Alika Lafontaine is a distinguished physician, speaker, consultant and the first Indigenous physician listed by the Medical Post as one of Canada’s 50...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017

PPF names Karen Restoule as its 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow organization that aims to promote discourse among Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders on the importance of reconciling the relationship between Indigenous communities and corporate Canada. Her focus during the fellowship...

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018

Policy Approaches to Harmful Content Online

Canadian society has the resources to operate more effectively than violent extremists — and at scale — said panelists at two PPF events on countering radicalization online. Participants made recommendations in four policy areas to combat hate that festers without intervention, which not only threatens public safety, but the human rights and lived-experiences of all Canadians.

Date: Friday June 28, 2019

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 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

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

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

Executive Summary: The North’s future is Canada’s future, too

Is Canada squandering its Arctic advantage? This series of four experts' views on climate, resources, sovereignty and reconciliation show that the North's key issues are closely tied to Canada's strategic priorities

Date: Tuesday July 9, 2019

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

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