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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 Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...a certain degree of complacency that may leave us trailing our global competitors. Innovation is imperative for growth. To drive productivity, we need an environment that nurtures new ideas, as...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

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

...The building’s energy 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...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies resources. Considering this fragmented and competitive environment, roundtable participants noted that it is crucial that incubators and accelerators not only better differentiate themselves from one another and demonstrate their...

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

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...and most nutritious in the world. BOLSTER PUBLIC TRUST AND CANADA’S FOOD BRAND Public trust is central to our food brand. It’s also vital to ensuring a competitive business environment because,...

Date: Thursday April 20, 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

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

Peter Watson

...Peter Watson served as Deputy Minister of Alberta Executive Council; Deputy Minister of Energy and Deputy Minister of Environment; and held several senior management positions in the Environment Department....

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

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