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BUILDING THE FUTURE

...Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth in Canada What are the gaps in Canada’s infrastructure plans? Canada is an infrastructure laggard in a world where these investments matter more and more....

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 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


Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached the PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018


PPF Members

...Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. Canadian Media Producers Association Canadian Medical Association Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges Ontario Co-operative...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...feature of the 21st century — it has had incredible economic growth. Canada is seeing the impact on the economic front, but there are national security issues linked with doing...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 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


CONDITION CHRONIC: How Improving Workplace Wellness Helps Canadians and the Economy

Canada must do more to both reduce the incidence of chronic disease and to appropriately accommodate those already living with chronic disease. While governments, employers and advocacy organizations have good intentions and are undertaking helpful initiatives, the challenge is immense and it requires a well-informed, broad, integrated response.

Date: Friday September 29, 2017


Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...effectively harness this untapped potential? For a printable .PDF version of this report, click here. Foreword ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation....

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


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


Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...most countries, Canada is not immune to declining global growth, especially as a resource nation that depends heavily on market demand. After the recent drop in commodity prices, investment has...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016


Independent and Accountable: Modernizing the Role of Agents of Parliament and Legislatures

In this report, the Public Policy Forum (PPF) analyzes the current and evolving role of agents at the federal and provincial levels to provide recommendations on how oversight and guidance in the administration of policies can be improved while maintaining their autonomy within Canada’s Westminster system.

Date: Thursday April 26, 2018


Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...seeks security of supply where Canada seeks security of demand for energy and natural resources as well as food. China’s growing policy emphasis on clean energy, conservation and renewables are...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...stay. That is the inevitable conclusion of the 2014 Supreme Court of Canada decision in response to a reference by the government of Stephen Harper. If neither abolition nor constitutional...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...highly specialized talent that’s in short supply in Canada. For a printable .PDF version of this report, click here. “Barcelona … measures the dampness of the soil in its parks, and automatically...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


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