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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


Governance in the digital age

...By Kent Aitken In October 2016 I joined the Public Policy Forum for a year to study and advise on the idea of governance in the digital age....

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


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

...Regional networks could also facilitate training between and amongst First Nations communities, for a range of topics from governance to bed bug extermination. 2. Community education specific to housing Some...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


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 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


Governance Matters: How is it working for Canadians?

...Good governance matters and our public sector governance process has fallen short over several parliaments. To help reinvigorate and rebalance our system of governance, the Public Policy Forum, together...

Date: Wednesday October 28, 2015


International approaches to infrastructure governance: experiences from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia

...governance in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia. Following extensive research and interviews, the report, International approaches to infrastructure governance: experiences from the United States, the United Kingdom,...

Date: Friday October 10, 2014


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...incorporates their voices and insights. Proponents of participatory governance cite a number of benefits of open models: opportunities for citizens to learn about policy and governance, legitimacy for public decisions,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...participatory governance cite a number of benefits of open models: opportunities for citizens to learn about policy and governance, legitimacy for public decisions, and ultimately, better, more inclusive public policy....

Date: Wednesday April 12, 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


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...retention and storage has created an environment in which companies prematurely delete information and improperly store records. Participants suggested that companies are seeking assistance on data governance, risk and compliance,...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...Privacy, security, standards and governance The world of ubiquitous connected devices will present a considerable departure from conventional engagement with the Internet, shifting from active, self-directed communication and content search...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...pay for what instead of coordinating to ensure accountability and good governance. Indigenous governments are a further actor in this complex mix. The taxpayer almost invariably is called upon to...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship

The Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship was established in 2012 to mark the Public Policy Forum’s 25th anniversary, when all living former Prime Ministers were honoured at the Testimonial Dinner and Awards in Toronto. The Fellowship brings prominent Canadian leaders to PPF for a year to conduct research and convene dialogues about public policy, democratic institutions and good governance.

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Julie Cafley, PhD

...jcafley@ppforum.ca 613-238-7858 Ext: 229 Executive Vice-President, Programs and Partnerships Julie is an accomplished leader and academic with expertise in higher education leadership and governance. As Executive Vice-President, Julie builds bridges...

Date: Thursday November 9, 2017


Why Canada needs a digital office

...legacies that don’t work for technology, including accountabilities, structures, policies and hiring practices. We need to change the surrounding system, and those second-order decisions about governance are important and far-reaching....

Date: Friday May 12, 2017


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