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Canada’s economic future depends on critical choices in the face of disruption

...could emerge as a result of pervasive technological disruption. Canada is at a critical period in its history and must make big decisions on how to grow its economy while...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption – Presentations

...Open Engagement Span Nureva: Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption_Spring 2018 (Excel – preferred format) Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption_Spring 2018 (PDF- zoom in to view)...

Date: Friday April 27, 2018


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...and Asia Concluding observation — — It’s all about stronger and more inclusive growth in the new global normal. In this changing world — — an era of disruption and...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


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

...In the face of massive tech-fuelled disruption, the finance minister tells PPF’s Edward Greenspon he’d prefer to offer Canadians new opportunities and education than a basic income. By Lee-Anne...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...disrupted economies, regular re-skilling of employees and the continued importance of social security. Is this disruption happening at an unprecedented rate? Does it matter if it is? The disruption of...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation. Never before has the digital news sphere been so fragmented, and social media tools on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet are part of this offensive. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018


Our Research

...an age of disruption The changing nature of work Indigenous growth and governance How we choose our projects We determine our research agenda. Some arise from ongoing dialogue with our...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...values and anonymity in a hyper-networked world; and Digitally driven or enabled trends on society and economy: industry disruption, precarious employment, communication trends, education, public discourse. This will include many...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018


Who’s threatening democracy? Tyrants, technology – and us

Are we amusing ourselves to death while darker forces of disinformation undermine our democracy? By Edward Greenspon

Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018


‘Band-Aid solution’: Ottawa sets aside $50 million to support local journalism

...National Post Ottawa has set aside $50 million over the next five years to support local news organizations in “underserved” communities, struggling to cope with industry-wide disruption brought on...

Date: Wednesday February 28, 2018


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...public sector accountability, values and anonymity in a hyper-networked world; and Digitally driven or enabled trends on society and economy: industry disruption, precarious employment, communication trends, education, public discourse. This...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...some domains, such as health care, where disruption of health monitoring or machine-to-machine communication can translate into physical danger. Security compromise in other contexts, like vehicles, water treatment plants or...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Glen Hodgson

...reports, briefings and articles, and writes regular commentary in The Globe and Mail. Glen develops and undertakes research on global, U.S., Canadian and provincial economic performance; globalization, trade and disruption;...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

...of disruption The changing nature of work Indigenous growth and governance A primary task of the Vice-President of Policy is to coordinate the policy and engagement activities of the Forum staff...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


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