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Video: Watch all the panels and speakers at Growth Summit II

...Jenkins on “Ingenius” at Growth Summit II Competitiveness Panel Featuring moderator Giles Gherson, Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, and...

Date: Friday April 28, 2017


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


October 2, 2013: Ministry of Community and Social Services employment roundtables–summary report

In October 2012, the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario published its final report, Brighter Prospects: Transforming Social Assistance in Ontario. Between January and May 2013, the...

Date: Wednesday October 2, 2013


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...maintain a comfortable environment for occupants while optimizing energy utilization, all without human intervention. Snapshot 1 Miovision : Building the Smart City, starting with traffic Kitchener, Ontario-based Miovision is a...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Morneau says it’s critical that all Canadians see benefits of economic growth

...the face of these changes,” he said. Greenspon asked if a guaranteed basic income was on the horizon in the face of major technological disruptions. He noted that Ontario is...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Facilitating the Future of Work Through a Modernized EI System

Gaps in Canada’s Employment Insurance program are already leaving too many workers behind as gig work, part-time jobs and self-employment grow. EI needs to be modernized now to support Canadians as they transition to an economy and labour market disrupted by technology and automation.

Date: Wednesday May 1, 2019


Competitiveness: Canada leads in AI, but lags in innovation, skills and capital

...Inc., agreed, calling only half-jokingly for “kindergarten coders.” The panelists told moderator Giles Gherson, deputy minister at the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth and the Ontario Ministry of...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


The Canada-China Relationship

...would serve Canada’s interests. The opposed segment is more likely to be made up of older people, more females than males, and live in BC and Ontario. They tend to...

Date: Saturday December 9, 2017


Open(ing) government

...they might participate in policy development processes. In 2012, the government of Canada signed on to the international Open Government Partnership to respond to these expectations. Ontario has recently joined...

Date: Monday September 18, 2017


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

...Supreme Court Richard Dicerni, former federal and Ontario deputy minister, and Clerk to Alberta premiers Jim Prentice and Rachel Notley Michael Donovan and Mary Walsh, co-creators of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, marking...

Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017


Judy Fairburn

...the University of Western Ontario. She has been named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and was honoured for Canadian sustainable development leadership as a 2013 Clean 16...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


McGrath & Lingley-Pottie: Applying science to delivering mental health programs

...years ago as a clinician at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, where he found “long waiting lists for mental health care and high dropout levels once families got to...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


How Canada and Smiths Falls are leading the new global cannabis game

Participants of PPF and Telfer Executive Programs’ new Public Policy Leadership Program (PPLP) stopped in Smiths Falls for their Bright Spots visit to understand how the legalization of cannabis affects stakeholders at the local level and then heard from their own colleagues on how this complex policy came into being.

Date: Friday June 14, 2019


Bonnie Mallard: From the barn to the bench

...to become a veterinarian, imagining herself making animals better. Today, she’s a veterinary researcher who makes better animals. Mallard, an immunogeneticist at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, has...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Applying science to delivering mental health programs

...Families originated in McGrath’s experience 35 years ago as a clinician at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, where he found “long waiting lists for mental health care and high...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


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