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...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
...an 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
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
...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
...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
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
...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
...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
...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
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
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
...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
...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
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
...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