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

...of housing on First Nations reserves in Canada is unacceptable and distressing. In 2011, the housing shortage was around 20,000 units, 21 percent of on-reserve households were crowded and almost...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


First Nations Finance Authority (Ernie Daniels, CEO): By fixing finance rules, First Nations can invest in themselves

The First Nations Finance Authority is being honored as a Governor General Innovation Award recipient on May 23 for their ground-breaking innovative funding regime that reduces borrowing cuts and provides interest rate security for First Nations communities across the country.

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached the PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018


Levelling the Playing Field: For First Nations and Financial Empowerment

...A new background paper from the Public Policy Forum, Levelling the Playing Field: For First Nations and Financial Empowerment provides views from diverse Canadian leaders about opportunities and challenges facing First Nations, Metis...

Date: Thursday May 7, 2015


Roundtable series on Enhancing First Nations Access to Capital

...  ·       Modernize the federal-First Nations fiscal relationship ·       Improve First Nation governance processes and capabilities ·       Invest in First Nations’ education and training ·       Foster and support regional cooperation...

Date: Tuesday December 23, 2014


Sharing in the Benefits of Resource Developments: A Study of First Nations-Industry Impact Benefits Agreements

This report describes and analyzes the role of the Impact and Benefits Agreements (IBA) in the resource development process with particular emphasis on understanding whose interests are at...

Date: Thursday May 18, 2006


Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...First Nations and China // Some First Nations have a solid China strategy — it was one of the first things that were done. First Nations have been engaged with...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

...in the auto sector. Innovation was recognized as the Holy Grail of economic growth and one that all nations aspire to. Canada in particular needs to pick up its game...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


PPF’s Emerging Leader Award recognizes Indigenous advocate Caitlin Tolley

Filled with a burning desire to create positive change for her community, Caitlin Tolley has used her voice at home and on the global stage as an advocate for Indigenous people. On April 12, the Public Policy Forum will recognize her work with the Emerging Leader Award at its Annual Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto.

Date: Wednesday February 7, 2018


Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...Justice and former High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Fearless and determined, the Honourable Louise Arbour has served Canada — and the world — as a lawyer, law professor,...

Date: Monday April 17, 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


Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 2018


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


Allan Clarke

...legislative initiatives, including the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and the First Nations Commercial and Industrial Development Act. During his career he has had policy and programme responsibility across a...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018


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


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