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Independent and Accountable: Modernizing the Role of Agents of Parliament and Legislatures

In this report, the Public Policy Forum (PPF) analyzes the current and evolving role of agents at the federal and provincial levels to provide recommendations on how oversight and guidance in the administration of policies can be improved while maintaining their autonomy within Canada’s Westminster system.

Date: Thursday April 26, 2018

Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018


...Drive in Edmonton, the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project in Vancouver under Partnerships B.C. and numerous hospital projects in Ontario under Infrastructure Ontario. Of particular note is the high-profile Canada...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

Pulling up roots: Bhutanese exodus from Halifax offers clues to why newcomers stay or go

The disappearance of Bhutanese from Halifax is discouraging to those who believe the future of Atlantic Canada is tied to increased immigration, but it is also an opportunity to look at the factors that encourage newcomers to take root – and the factors that lead them away.

Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018

Ontario’s Condominium Act Review: stage two solutions report

Residents, stakeholders and experts representing Ontario’s booming condo industry have shared their proposed solutions for updating the province’s Condominium Act. Released on September 24, 2013, the stage two solutions report...

Date: Tuesday September 24, 2013

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

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...the Government of Ontario launched its social enterprise strategy. This strategy, as described by Giles Gherson, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Growth with the Government of Ontario, extends current...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

The expanding mandate of the Ontario Ombudsman: final report

values in delivering their programs and services. In doing so, the Office aims to improve government practices and processes for all Ontario citizens. In December 2014, the Ontario Legislature passed...

Date: Tuesday June 28, 2016

May 6, 2014: Client Discussions on Ontario Social Assistance Reform–Report

The 2013 Ontario Budget contained some initial steps for reforming social assistance. The budget also noted the government’s committment to starting “discussions with recipients, municipalities, delivery partners and others to...

Date: Tuesday May 6, 2014

Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 2018

Ontario Condominium Act Review

The third and last stage of Ontario’s Condominium Act Review began in fall 2013 with a final Residents’ Panel meeting to review the Stage Two Solutions Report. The general public...

Date: Tuesday September 30, 2014

PPF Members

...Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario Imagine Canada Innovative Medicines Canada Insurance Bureau of Canada Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Law Society of Ontario Mining Association of Canada Polytechnics Canada Retail Council...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

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

The internet is transforming the world, but not for everybody

The Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit aims to find, understand and fix the gaps that keep some citizens from accessing and benefiting from the digital world.  Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit Making Technology...

Date: Friday October 13, 2017

Putting Reconciliation into Practice: Inclusion and Action

PPF is once again offering this professional development opportunity for public service executives and non-profit leaders to explore in-depth how reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples can be put into practice. 

Date: Monday October 22, 2018

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