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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

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

October 2, 2013: Ministry of Community and Social Services employment roundtables–summary report

...perspectives on employment services and options for reform. This report provides an overview of the public engagement process and a summary of key points and ideas. Download the report...

Date: Wednesday October 2, 2013

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

...have to compete for talent in an ever-expanding employment landscape. The rise of social entrepreneurship, for instance, provides new avenues for making a difference beyond public service. Another factor to...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

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

...there are certainly similar challenges and gaps. Here are the key perspectives that emerged from the community roundtables: Employment and skilled labour Given the limited job and training opportunities in...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Connecting Communities Initiative

...collaboration among service providers within Ontario’s employment training system on three key tasks: Getting employers more engaged in the employment process; Providing new forms of personal guidance for social-assistance clients...

Date: Wednesday March 25, 2015

May 6, 2014: Client Discussions on Ontario Social Assistance Reform–Report

...months of 2013, the Public Policy Forum conducted a series of half-day discussion sessions with clients on behalf of the Ministry—particularly regarding employment. These sessions were held in 10 cities...

Date: Tuesday May 6, 2014

PPF conference in Fredericton focuses on immigration; Atlantic Dinner features first Frank McKenna Awards

...Honorary Research Professor in sociology at Memorial University and previously led commissions on employment and economic recovery. He is the author of seven books and his next looks at premiers...

Date: Monday March 19, 2018

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

Migrants find jobs, prosperity — if they stay in region

Immigrants who stay in Atlantic Canada have higher employment levels, higher wages and face less discrimination than immigrants to other parts of Canada, yet the region struggles to attract newcomers and has the lowest retention rates in Canada.

Date: Wednesday May 2, 2018

Ken Neumann

...district’s focus on political action. Neumann is currently co-chair of the Canadian Steel Trades and Employment Congress, president of the Steelworkers Humanity Fund, president of the Steelworker Trusteed Benefit Plan,...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 2018

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...and employment services, respectively — and the barriers they faced in building these enterprises. Facilitated Session — Collaboration: What can be done together? In the final conference session, six panelists...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...and capital restrictions, there are opportunities for deeper cooperation. China’s major economic rebalancing strategy emphasizes the development of services sector production and employment, and Canada has the potential to export...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 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

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