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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

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

Community media can play a pivotal role in Canada’s disrupted news environment

...will further reduce editorial diversity and undermine the capacity of community media to fulfill its mandate. In an environment in which traditional journalism is challenged to serve all but the...

Date: Monday April 3, 2017

Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...Canada built on the strength of its diversity. China and the blue economy // The environment, climate change, the Arctic, fisheries, the blue economy haven’t been mentioned, but China looks...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

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

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

...role in creating an engaging workplace and a learning environment. Included below are key recommendations for building progressive public services that enable managers to fully maximize talent: Allow for flexible...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy order to identify gaps in the current federal or provincial policy environment that lead to opportunities for new projects and to enable the Forum to continue to build areas of...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada usage and internal environment can be optimized through the collection and relay of data by devices throughout the network. For instance, the network ‘knows’ when a particular room is...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...competitive environment, roundtable participants noted that it is crucial that incubators and accelerators not only better differentiate themselves from one another and demonstrate their unique value, but that they also...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...agriculture. In clean tech and environment, both parties are already addressing domestic and global challenges and have a shared interest in doing so. Trade in goods is small but growing...

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

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age rooted in the digital environment. For example, companies like Apple or Samsung produce tools — phones, tablets — that run on operating systems designed to have third-party organizations build...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...narrative for Canadians. The political environment In a poll, 46 percent agreed: “I could probably be persuaded to support a closer relationship with China if I knew more about what...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

The Shattered Mirror: FAQ

...The Public Policy Forum report looks at the state of a much weaker news media in a very different environment, severely disrupted by the digital age. For an overview...

Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017

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