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One-on-One: Bill Morneau

VIDEO: Bloomberg TV’s Amanda Lang interviews the Finance Minister on infrastructure, innovation and inclusion Ottawa, Oct. 12, 2016 Notable quotes “What Canadians will judge us on is the quality of...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Change Inc. Toolkit: Cultivating Young Social Entrepreneurs

...addressing the gaps in learning and application can enable youth to build on this emerging trend.  With lead support from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation (formerly Ministry of Economic...

Date: Friday May 11, 2012


Let’s Get ‘Skills Secure’: Closing the Gap in Canada’s Lifelong Education System

Canada’s labour market will not have the skilled workers it needs unless we change the way we train workers today. As automation spurs rapid change, Canada needs to change its approach to education, training and skills development in order to close the skills gap.

Date: Monday January 21, 2019


Dr. Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees Like many new fathers, Dr. Tom Chau marvelled at...

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


PPF announces 2018 Peter Lougheed Award honourees

The Peter Lougheed Award for Leadership in Public Policy will be presented to four exemplary Western leaders being recognized for their extraordinary leadership and contribution to public policy and public discourse. The honourees will be celebrated at PPF’s Annual Western Dinner in Vancouver on Sept. 19.

Date: Monday June 4, 2018


Glen Hodgson

...catastrophic risk; the emerging low-carbon economy; fiscal and tax policy; productivity and innovation; and the business economics of sports.  Glen has led organizations and served on boards. He became the...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


Aaron Good

Aaron Good is Vice President at The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, where he leads the Innoweave Social Innovation Platform and related programs focused on improving outcomes for youth, seniors, and...

Date: Friday January 12, 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


David Fransen

David Fransen is the Chair of the Waterloo Innovation Summit, an advisory board member of the Institute for Quantum Computing, and an advisor to companies in Los Angeles, Toronto and...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


Eric Axford

...social innovation agenda, including oversight of the Suncor Energy Foundation. Eric previously served as executive vice president of business services, leading a wide range of Suncor’s central functions including environment,...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


Project Evaluation Executive Summary (January – March, 2018)

...overall goals and objectives, and quantify what is working and what needs modification. It will also inform the innovation of the project by helping determine priorities and adjust the course...

Date: Thursday July 19, 2018


CONDITION CHRONIC: How Improving Workplace Wellness Helps Canadians and the Economy

Canada must do more to both reduce the incidence of chronic disease and to appropriately accommodate those already living with chronic disease. While governments, employers and advocacy organizations have good intentions and are undertaking helpful initiatives, the challenge is immense and it requires a well-informed, broad, integrated response.

Date: Friday September 29, 2017


PPF and Action Canada introduce the 2018-2019 Fellows

...be the future of food. The Fellows will examine policy questions around agri-food, supply and trade, food security in Canada, innovation and technology in the agriculture and agri-food sector, food...

Date: Friday June 8, 2018


The Shattered Mirror: News, Democracy and Trust in the Digital Age

...the coverage of the public institutions, public affairs and communities — need support? If so, how can we ensure it does not lock in privilege and stifle innovation, and how...

Date: Thursday January 26, 2017


Welcome to our new board directors

Welcome aboard to five new directors on the Public Policy Forum board: Neil Desai, Christiane Fox, Eric Axford, Kathy Kinloch and Dominic Barton.

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


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