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May 16, 2014: Summary Report on Public Policy Forum Lecture Series

...and provincial deputy ministers, elected officials, corporate and association leaders, university presidents and board members, professors, faculty, and graduate students, public servants, and members of the media. Download the report...

Date: Friday May 16, 2014


PPF to honour Mark Carney, Beverley McLachlin, Richard Dicerni, ‘22 Minutes’ founders Mary Walsh and Michael Donovan and journalist Francine Pelletier

...political satire, and is still informing the political conversation through the free expression of comedy. Mr. Donovan is Executive Chairman of Halifax-based DHX Media Inc. and a winner of a...

Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017


PPF Chair Invested in the Order of Canada

...builds a better Canada. For more information and media inquiries Carl Neustaedter Director of Communications Public Policy Forum CNeustaedter@ppforum.ca 613.238.7858 ext. 286 Mobile: 613.866.7210 Jonathan Perron-Clow Communications Specialist Public Policy...

Date: Friday November 17, 2017


PPF Team

Our management and staff have diverse backgrounds and a wealth of expertise in government, business, politics, media and policy. We are experts in specific subjects, but also generalists who understand...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018


Four strategies governments can adopt to manage change in the digital age

In 2017, the Public Policy Forum dedicated its annual Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship to the idea of governance in the digital age. The goal was to explore and explain how the world is changing and how governments are responding. Kent Aitken won that Fellowship and wrote a report that practitioners can use as a resource as they contemplate the pressures of change on governance systems. Governance in the Digital Age is the result of a year of research, surveys and interviews with about 300 government practitioners and stakeholders in Canada and around the world.

Date: Monday October 1, 2018


Governance in the Digital Age

The digital transformation that governments are seeking and citizens are expecting is more than just 'a challenge,' says PPF's Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow Kent Aitken in this new report. After conducting almost 300 interviews over the course of a year, he concludes that governments are currently not set up for the complexities of the digital age and suggests four areas that they need to fundamentally change.

Date: Wednesday September 26, 2018


Komlanvi Dodjro

...was an event planner, producer, promoter, IT project leader, marketing coordinator, library/multimedia manager, and graphic designer while overseeing social media/email marketing campaigns and communication projects, website content management and updates....

Date: Sunday February 5, 2017


Contact Us

...of the PPF team directly Media inquiries Please contact Carl Neustaedter or Tomek Sysak Event inquiries See our events calendar. If you need more information, please call or email. General...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Rigorous journalism can save us from fake news

...Raymonde Saint-Germain and Art Eggleton penned this op-ed for the Toronto Star in which they debate the merits of having government help the shell-shocked Canadian media industry. Read full article...

Date: Wednesday March 7, 2018


Tareq Hadhad: Adapt your product to the Canadian market

The CEO of Peace by Chocolate is on a mission to spread hope—and to be a major player in Canada’s candy market

Date: Monday July 22, 2019


‘Band-Aid solution’: Ottawa sets aside $50 million to support local journalism

...internet giants such as Google and Facebook. “That’s a bit of a Band-Aid solution,” said John Hinds, the CEO of News Media Canada, who fears it may be too little,...

Date: Wednesday February 28, 2018


Wadih Fares: Save money and look for an empty niche

Nova Scotia’s premier developer feels an obligation to talk about why he came to Halifax from Lebanon, why he stayed, and why immigration is good for Canada

Date: Monday July 22, 2019


Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada

Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada makes eight recommendations aiming to strengthen political finance regulations in Canada. It follows a literature review and a roundtable discussion on political financing on October 11, 2017 that was co-convened with Elections Canada. The day was divided into three discussions focused on the following themes: public and private financing, transparency and campaign spending.

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018


Elizabeth Dubois

Critic, advocate and academic Elizabeth Dubois can be found researching the triad of digital media, influence and politics as an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. A graduate of...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


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