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PANEL 4—Build infrastructure for long term, not because it’s ‘shovel-ready’

...Engine for Long-Term Growth Panelists: Jane Bird, Complex Public and Private Construction and Infrastructure Advisor, Bennett Jones, VancouverBert Clark, President & CEO, Infrastructure OntarioDawn Farrell, President & CEO, TransAlta Moderator:...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship

The Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship was established in 2012 to mark the Public Policy Forum’s 25th anniversary, when all living former Prime Ministers were honoured at the Testimonial Dinner and Awards in Toronto. The Fellowship brings prominent Canadian leaders to PPF for a year to conduct research and convene dialogues about public policy, democratic institutions and good governance.

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Karen Restoule

within Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario.  Previously, Karen was director of the Justice Sector at the Chiefs of Ontario, where she coordinated the efforts of First Nations leadership...

Date: Thursday November 30, 2017

Change Inc. Toolkit: Cultivating Young Social Entrepreneurs make a positive impact as a social entrepreneur.  Using business practices to address social and environmental issues, social entrepreneurs are occupying an increasingly significant place in Ontario’s economy, and...

Date: Friday May 11, 2012

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work Chief of Staff to both Ontario Premier William Davis and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. Like Mr. Kirby, he was a key figure in the adoption of the 1982 Constitution,...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...with the exception of a few cases where an Elder traveled with a family member, and for the Ontario/Quebec roundtable, there were a few communities with two participants. However, in...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Future of news in crisis, with Edward Greenspon

CBC's Ontario Today explores the future of news and the crisis of democracy caused by free digital media and social media marketing tools.

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018

Daniel Pujdak a political accord between the Government of Ontario and First Nations in Ontario and represented Chiefs of Ontario on the bi-national Great Lakes Executive Committee. Dan’s career has focused...

Date: Tuesday January 30, 2018

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

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

Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 2018

Laurel Broten

...Directors, Laurel is focused on transformative strategies that implement evidence-based decision-making to lead the business development agency for the province. As a former Bay street lawyer, Ontario Cabinet Minister, public...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

PPF names Karen Restoule as its 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow

...the Robinson-Huron Treaty 1850. She currently serves as the Associate Chair of the Ontario Parole Board within Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario. In 2016, she co-founded Bold Realities,...

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018

Connecting Communities Initiative

...service providers within Ontario’s employment training system on three key tasks: Getting employers more engaged in the employment process; Providing new forms of personal guidance for social-assistance clients through peer...

Date: Wednesday March 25, 2015

From the barn to the bench

CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Bonnie MallardProfessor of Immunogenetics, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph From a young age, Dr. Bonnie Mallard desperately wanted to become a veterinarian, imagining herself making animals...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

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