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The Values Proposition: Strengthening Sport in Canada

Canada is a great sporting nation, but we need values-based sport to prevent unethical practices from undermining the integrity of sport. Concrete actions must be taken by stakeholders in Canadian sport to make values-based sport the foundation of their policies and practices. This report outlines the game plan for government, media, corporations, philanthropists, educators, coaches and athletes.

Date: Wednesday March 13, 2019

Meet our Emerging Leader Award recipient, Maayan Ziv

Maayan Ziv will be honoured for her advocacy with the Emerging Leader Award at PPF’s 2019 Testimonial Dinner and #PPFawards on April 11 in Toronto. Founder and CEO of AccessNow, an app and digital platform, she is passionate about creating a more accessible and inclusive world.

Date: Thursday April 4, 2019

China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...the core institutions of government, business, and the media in 20 of the 28 countries surveyed by the Edelman Trust Barometer. Trade displacing jobs, technology displacing workers and jobs, short-termism...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

World’s Top Business Thinker Roger Martin to Warn of Efficiency’s Effects on Democratic Capitalism

...University  News media are welcome to cover the event. Please contact us to register. -30- ABOUT THE PPF The Public Policy Forum works with all levels of government and the...

Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017

Atlantic Newsletter #2: What we can learn from refugees’ success in Atlantic Canada

In this second edition of our Atlantic Immigration & Revitalization Newsletter, PPF research associate Kelly Toughill talks to leaders and refugees across Atlantic Canada to understand what we can learn from their higher retention rates and overall success

Date: Monday March 4, 2019

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...civil society direct access to elected officials and news makers, and in many ways, bypassed the traditional media gate keepers, creating competition for those media outlets. Individuals can search out...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Ed Greenspon says Canada should level the playing field for Cdn. content creators who pay tax vs global internet giants like Facebook, Google & Netflix who don’t

Ed Greenspon spoke on CBC's Power & Politics about different policy options which would help Canadian content creators and address threats to democracy posed by increasingly consolidated Internet media giants.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018

A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...parties.[23] It has even retaliated against economically powerful Japan over its stance on the Senkaku/Diaoyu island group. After days of non-stop anti-Japan coverage in the media, two thirds of Chinese...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 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

PPF applauds new support for Canadian journalism

The Public Policy Forum is pleased that the production of independent, original journalism for Canadians will be supported by new measures announced in the government’s fall economic statement.

Date: Wednesday November 21, 2018

Why you shouldn’t blame Facebook for what ails democracy

...(potentially) good news: governments could take steps now to impose some order on the political activity taking place on social media platforms. Now, the bad news: social media is just one...

Date: Saturday April 7, 2018

Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Taylor Owen

Taylor Owen is Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia, a Senior Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School and the founder and Editor...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

The future of work is a gender equity issue

Job displacement could disproportionately push women out of the workforce in Canada's jobs future. Women fill many of the lower-paid, often precarious jobs and if contingent work becomes more common it will entirely disrupt the notion of a career ladder - and leadership positions are already dominated by men.

Date: Monday May 6, 2019

Can refugees help save PEI’s way of life?

Some employers and advocates want Canada to recruit refugees to fill local labour shortages, Kelly Toughill reports. Others worry that would dilute the humanitarian mission of resettling the world’s most vulnerable citizens.

Date: Monday March 4, 2019

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