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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


For inclusive policy, we need inclusive policymaking

...House of Commons writ large is still only 26 percent women. And 13.6 percent of members are visible minorities, compared to 19 percent across Canada. Indigenous peoples make up three...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


First Nations Finance Authority (Ernie Daniels, CEO): By fixing finance rules, First Nations can invest in themselves

The First Nations Finance Authority is being honored as a Governor General Innovation Award recipient on May 23 for their ground-breaking innovative funding regime that reduces borrowing cuts and provides interest rate security for First Nations communities across the country.

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Erin Freeland Ballantyne

Erin Freeland Ballantyne is Dean of Land Based Education, Research and Innovation and Founder, Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning. As a PPF fellow, she brings her knowledge of Indigenous...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


PPF Members

...Commission Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Department for Women and Gender Equality Elections Canada Employment and Social Development Canada Environment and Climate Change Canada...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

...all levels of government and the public service, the private sector, labour, post-secondary institutions, NGOs and Indigenous groups to improve policy outcomes for Canadians. As a non-partisan, member-based organization, we...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


Allan Clarke

...and Policy Development, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, where he was responsible for leading the development of the Federal Framework for Aboriginal Economic Development and innovative policy, program and legislative...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018


Our Research

...age of disruption The changing nature of work Indigenous growth and governance How we choose our projects We determine our research agenda. Some arise from ongoing dialogue with our members...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Putting an invisible disability on the map

...aids or are referred to doctors for medical and surgical intervention. This model is also being brought back to help Canada’s northern Indigenous communities. Studies show 30 percent of Inuit...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...in respect of indigenous peoples. We are always aspiring to be better and we want China to be better too. We can share from our own experiences, for example on...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Top business and government leaders gather for PPF Growth Summit and Testimonial Dinner on April 12

...on Indigenous issues. Rosemary Barton, co-anchor of CBC’s flagship news program, The National, will host the event. After the Testimonial Dinner, guests are invited to attend the ‘Wonk Prom,’ the...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018


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


Brave New Work Newsletter #1

In this first edition of our Brave New Work Newsletter: A new report on the strengths and weaknesses of Canada's training systems, what Canada’s associations see trending in the future of work, and students imagine how Canadians would learn if universities and colleges no longer existed.

Date: Monday April 1, 2019


Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online

The rise of harmful speech online is a threat to Canada’s democracy. This report outlines how governments and digital platform companies can better address hate and harassment, including the creation of a Moderation Standards Council.

Date: Thursday November 8, 2018


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


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