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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

Policy Approaches to Harmful Content Online

Canadian society has the resources to operate more effectively than violent extremists — and at scale — said panelists at two PPF events on countering radicalization online. Participants made recommendations in four policy areas to combat hate that festers without intervention, which not only threatens public safety, but the human rights and lived-experiences of all Canadians.

Date: Tuesday June 18, 2019

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

Why the future of work may be the most pressing issue of our time

Today’s technological revolution holds out tremendous promise to improve our lives and work, writes PPF's President and CEO Edward Greenspon, but we must ensure its opportunity is available to all, and that policy softens the downsides of the disruption it causes. Join our Brave New Work project to be part of the solution.

Date: Tuesday June 18, 2019

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 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

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