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Rebooting the Economy: What is the role of government in the transforming economy?

...Rebooting the Economy: What is the role of government in the transforming economy?  brought together expert stakeholders to gain a deeper sense of the overall state of the Canadian...

Date: Thursday September 24, 2009

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

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

Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...all these factors, most reports forecast Canadian growth at only two percent in 2017. Recognizing that Canada’s economy needs an urgent boost, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the creation of...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

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


...spend more than $500-billion and as much as $750-billion over the next 10 years on infrastructure. “Infrastructure. It’s what binds an economy together. The systems that make an economy work....

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

Employment Challenges for Youth in a Changing Economy

...As the Canadian economy wrestles with the effects of global financial downturn, employment prospects are on the minds of Canadians everywhere. In particular, youth unemployment rates have reached far...

Date: Monday January 14, 2013

Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...The nature of the Chinese economy including its close links with the Communist Party, corruption, the absence of Western-style corporate organization and governance, the dominant role of state-owned enterprises, their...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...make congested and polluted cities livable; convert its economy from export-led to consumer-based; build trust in its food and banking systems; and provide social and health security to aging parents...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

AUDIO | Edward Greenspon talks China with Danielle Smith

...How can Canada trade with the world’s second-biggest economy without getting burned or selling out its values? The first step is to have a serious national conversation about it,...

Date: Thursday July 6, 2017

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...that many Canadians don’t have an equal opportunity to pursue specialized skills and contribute fully to the economy and their communities. Government is in a position to design and execute...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

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

Canada Growth Summit 3: Going the Distance

APRIL 12 | TORONTO: Our annual Growth Summit is growing: Register early for the best chance to get a seat at our new Expert's Table small dinners on April 11. You'll be primed for the next day's breakfast session and the main event with Mark Carney, Katie Telford, Dominic Barton, Linda Hasenfratz, John Risley and many other leaders, thinkers and doers.

Date: Saturday February 10, 2018

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age the local economy and affordable, effective alternatives for residents with special transportation and health care needs. The third case study illustrated an example in which a Vancouver social enterprise...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

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