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PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018

Mark Cameron

...the Prime Minister as Director of Policy and Research and as Senior Policy Advisor from 2006 to 2009. He has also worked for Ontario Power Generation, BlackBerry and as a...

Date: Tuesday December 12, 2017

Drew Fagan

...For the government of Ontario, Drew was Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport with responsibility for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. Previously, he was...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

Eric Axford

...Alberta School of Business and the University of Western Ontario Ivey Energy Policy Management Centre. Eric has a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Calgary and...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018

Getting ahead of disruption is key to our future: An introduction to Canada Next

Decision makers in all fields face intense challenges to keep up with geopolitical transformation, the sweeping innovations of the digital age, the impacts on work sparked by artificial intelligence, and the catastrophic effects of climate change. Edward Greenspon and Drew Fagan introduce the challenges that Canada Next addresses.

Date: Monday January 7, 2019

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...the area of innovation policy, explored in this report. In June 2015, the ERA-Can+ partners hosted a symposium on Trans-Atlantic Innovation in Toronto, Ontario [1]. The symposium, organized into three...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

New PPF report calls for caps on political donations to third parties Ontario, to account for advertising blitzes on the eve of fixed election dates, and that transparency of third party activities be enhanced, including disclosure within 24 hours of the...

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018

PPF Announces Cyber Security Expert Satyamoorthy Kabilan as New Vice-President of Policy

The Public Policy Forum welcomes Satyamoorthy Kabilan, also known as Kabi, as the new Vice President of Policy. He is a scientist, entrepreneur and internationally recognized expert in cyber security, emergency management and national security issues.

Date: Friday August 24, 2018

Toward Food Security in Canada’s North

...organized a series of round table discussions in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Ontario to identify current successes and remaining gaps in overcoming food insecurity in northern Canada, with a...

Date: Thursday November 5, 2015

Putting down roots: How community gardens help immigrant retention

Cultural food security is key to how and whether immigrants take root in their new home. In Halifax, Common Roots Urban Farm was the only source of some traditional foods for newcomers, but the community garden was shut down and no one knows where – or if – it will rise again.

Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018

Jonathan Perron-Clow

...He has also been a reporter for a variety of community newspapers in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. A graduate of the MA in Political Science program at Carleton University and...

Date: Friday November 10, 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

Zac DeLong

...focusing on commercial litigation and health law and volunteered for Pro Bono Ontario. While in law school, Zac was Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Law Review. Zac joined the PPF in...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Building the Future: Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth (Interim Report) the draft report reflect many steps already taken in other countries. The infrastructure project is led by PPF Fellow Drew Fagan, a former Ontario deputy minister of infrastructure. The...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Charlie Carter

...research and evaluation in the United States and leading children’s mental health system improvement efforts in Ontario. Having worked with governments and communities to address challenging issues, Charlie sees a...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

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