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Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...between innovation and commercialization: “There is often no lack of government support for the early stages of innovation. But there’s a valley of death between pre-commercialization and revenue-realization.” We also...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

About Canada’s Innovation Stars

The Public Policy Forum is pleased to join its partners to celebrate the 2017 winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards. Established in 2016, the awards celebrate excellence in innovation,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Developing Canada’s Digital-Ready Public Service

Canada’s public service has charted an ambitious information management and technology strategy, and talent is one of its pillars. Finding innovative approaches to attracting, developing, and retaining the best and brightest requires rethinking many traditional assumptions and harnessing new approaches. What can be done to attract a skilled and diverse workforce?

Date: Friday March 8, 2019

The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 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

Canada’s Data Plan: We Need a Data Strategy that Supports Our Values and Encourages Innovation

As our economy becomes more data driven, Canadians need a national data strategy that encourages innovation, provides security and privacy, that prioritizes transparency and oversight, and that transcends jurisdictional barriers.

Date: Tuesday January 15, 2019

Innovation, Investment, and Global Mandates

As competition for global investment intensifies, it is essential to understand how multinational enterprises (MNEs) decide where to locate high-value business functions that drive innovation. It is also important to...

Date: Tuesday December 13, 2011

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...will not be as impactful as the possibilities from their use. The game-changer is tech-enabled and -augmented innovation, where it transforms the way we act, interact, live and work, enabling...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Innovation Collaboration with Europe: A Transatlantic Symposium

...Hungary, France and most Canadian provinces and territories. The symposium was designed to increase awareness of opportunities for innovation and collaboration between Canada and Europe, to explore areas of strength,...

Date: Thursday June 25, 2015

Leveraging Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem: Opportunities to Increase R&D Investment in Canada

...with executives from Canadian subsidiary firms, Leveraging Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem identifies key drivers and barriers in attracting foreign direct investment in Canadian R&D – and highlights opportunities to improve Canada’s...

Date: Tuesday January 19, 2016

October 6th, 2014 – At the Vanguard of Canadian Innovation: A Compilation of Co-op Case Studies

This study explored innovations in the co-op sector to identify game-changing products, services, and practices. Building on the cross-country discussion series, Innovation through Cooperation, this research showcases the impact of...

Date: Sunday October 6, 2013

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Precision Medicine

As researchers and business leaders move quickly to explore and exploit an ever-growing field of artificial intelligence opportunities, policy-makers – recognizing AI’s far-reaching implications - seek frameworks to assess and regulate them. These reports examine issues and suggest frameworks for AI’s impact on transportation of people and goods, and on how we predict, identify and treat disease.

Date: Monday December 10, 2018

Inclusive Innovation: Using Technology to Bridge the Urban-Rural Divide

Canada must unlock the vast economic and human potential of small towns and rural communities by building the broadband infrastructure needed for citizens to prosper in an innovative, modern digital world.

Date: Wednesday January 9, 2019

McGrath & Lingley-Pottie: Applying science to delivering mental health programs

using research to improve healthcare at such facilities. “Innovation comes out of solving a need. Our public institutions, especially our research hospitals, are hotbeds of innovation. We have to liberate...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Workplace Innovation in Canada’s Public Service: How Collaborative Approaches, Dynamic Workspaces, and Enabling Technology Can Deliver Greater Value to Canadians

...must focus on driving efficiencies and delivering value. The Public Policy Forum believes that it is essential to build and foster a culture of innovation in the workplace in order...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011

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