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Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...not just for Canadian business but also in creating future economic opportunities for Canadian youth. This shift in support is buttressed by concerns over protectionist sentiments in the U.S. Yet...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Public servants learn reconciliation means relationship-building and action

PPF’s reconciliation series didn’t answer all the questions about reconciliation but offered context and impetus to act. By: Jocelyn Formsma

Date: Friday August 3, 2018


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

...labour force participation growth for women, youth and Indigenous communities. “We want to benefit the broadest cross-section of Canadians, and have inclusivity as a starting point,” Bill Morneau said at...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...communities, new Canadians and youth in the sector and about the role of immigration in addressing labour shortages. We heard a lot about the valuable role of educators — from...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017


Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...and years of experience are actually relevant to the job at hand. For instance, the Government of Nova Scotia has made an effort to reduce employment barriers for youth by...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


Canada-China Session 1: Setting the stage, public opinion trends, approaches to trade

Recap of the first meeting of PPF's Canada-China Forum includes presentations on public opinion by Bruce Anderson of Abacus Data and sectoral trade by Wendy Dobson of University of Toronto

Date: Tuesday July 25, 2017


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


Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

...funding for his research on novel “access pathways” for children and youth born with severe congenital conditions. “I never looked back,” he says. ‘Reimagining the way we communicate’ Today Dr....

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


Welcome to our new board directors

Welcome aboard to five new directors on the Public Policy Forum board: Neil Desai, Christiane Fox, Eric Axford, Kathy Kinloch and Dominic Barton.

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


Friends in Low (Carbon) Places – Task Force 1 Final Report

This report seeks the path forward for Canada’s energy future. We examine what a low-carbon future means for R&I communities and their economic well-being, and identify strategies and policies that will put R&I communities on a path to resilient and clean economies.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018


Take the 2018 PPF Holiday Quiz!

What's your wonk score? From 12 months of PPF policy events and projects, we've come up with 12 questions to challenge you. Take our Holiday Quiz.

Date: Tuesday December 18, 2018


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

...women, elders, youth and individuals with disabilities; together with community members with experience in the administration and management of housing in their communities. Through these five roundtables, 63 First Nations...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...as more youth gained access to the Internet. Studies show that young Canadians willingly share their information, post pictures and chat with strangers in online forums. These activities increase the...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...share” accords in which construction sites must hire and train at-risk youth and greater focus on good design. Would the federal government make its $120-billion in funding, which is deployed...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


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