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PPF welcomes budget measures that support Canadian journalism

...estimated this could cost up to $10-million a year. The full text of the recommendation is below. We recommended a similar arrangement for improving coverage in underserved Indigenous communities, to...

Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018


Aaron Good

...Indigenous Canadians. Aaron has extensive experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining the McConnell Foundation, he was Vice President of the Public Policy Forum and Policy...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


Budget gives go-ahead, and more details, for journalism funding

The federal government has followed through on its promise to support journalism over the next five years with three programs first unveiled in the fall economic statement.

Date: Tuesday March 19, 2019


David Johnston on innovation culture

...The Indigenous population, he noted, was not seeing opportunities like the rest of Canada. “We don’t share our stories” Part of the problem fostering his “culture of innovation” was that...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Eric Axford

...and social performance leadership.  Eric oversees Suncor’s sustainability strategy, public policy and government relations, communications, and deepening the company’s Indigenous, stakeholder, and community relations.  He is also accountable for Suncor’s...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...for what instead of coordinating to ensure accountability and good governance. Indigenous governments are a further actor in this complex mix. The taxpayer almost invariably is called upon to fund...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Canada’s Associations See What’s Trending in the Future of Work

From new ways of approaching lifelong learning to recognizing that technology is not the only driver of workplace change, representatives of Canadian associations shared their perspectives on the changing nature of work and how workers and employers are affected.

Date: Monday April 1, 2019


Canada Growth Summit: The key recommendations

...and retain skilled talent by creating a more responsive immigration system. • Expand the contributions of Indigenous peoples through education and partnerships.• Build a competitive workforce by adopting a broader...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...their career arc; we must do more to position and celebrate Canada as a tech hub. In the long-term, Canada should move to improve social mobility, particularly for Indigenous communities....

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018


Work in Progress – Task Force 2 Final Report

How do we prepare Canada’s workforce to lead in the global clean energy sector?

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018


What the Saskatchewan Roughriders Can Teach Canadian Journalism

Many different approaches to support journalism, locally and beyond, have emerged in recent years in the wake of the sharp decline of traditional industry players. Public policy will play a crucial role in shaping the rules for ownership innovation and protected space for Canadian journalism.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018


Skills, Training and Lifelong Learning

Training for working Canadians is scarce, and the people who most need it are the least able to get it. As global competition and technological change increase, Canada needs to create effective and inclusive systems of training, which are essential for innovation, growth, employment and good incomes. In this report, Daniel Munro looks at Canada's strengths and weaknesses, training models from around the world, and suggests improvements to lifelong learning systems.

Date: Friday March 29, 2019


Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...We heard concerns about staff turnover impacting government capacity. We heard frustration about new front-of-package labelling rules and about carbon pricing. We heard about the need to better engage Indigenous...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017


Daniel Pujdak

...Policy to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. He previously served as the Senior Advisor for Strategic Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs to the Chiefs of Ontario, where he...

Date: Tuesday January 30, 2018


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