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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


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


Applying science to delivering mental health programs

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Patrick McGrathClinical Psychologist.Vice-President of Research, Innovation and Knowledge Translation, IWK Health Centre, Halifax. Patricia Lingley-PottiePresident and CEO, Strongest Families Institute, Halifax.Professor of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University. Young...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 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


Partners in Reconciliation: Recognizing and Respecting Indigenous Health

The conference focused on healing, culturally competent care and the social determinants of health. Read the conference summary and watch video of the sessions.

Date: Friday October 6, 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 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


PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018


A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...six-volume report on reforming the health care system. In 2006, his committee published Canada’s first national report on mental health, “Out of the Shadows at Last: Transforming Mental Health, Mental...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016


Glenda Yeates

...Ms. Glenda Yeates was Deputy Minister of Health Canada from April 2010 to August 2013, after serving as Associate Deputy Minister of Health Canada since May of 2009. Prior...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


PPF Members

...Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. Canadian Media Producers Association Canadian Medical Association Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges Ontario Co-operative...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


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

...as national, provincial and community-based organizations, on a broad range of topics, including justice, program evaluation, public health, reconciliation journalism, missing and murdered women and much more. We are grateful...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...population, a growing global middle class, and changing consumer trends such as increased demand for higher-value food, like proteins and functional foods that have health benefits beyond simple nutrition. In...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017


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

...four other teams in Canada, you know. And one of them is actually a real hockey team. Go Flames Go! Alika Lafontaine Collaborative Team Lead, Indigenous Health Alliance The recipient...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...into nine major settings.[7] 1. Human: devices attached to or inside the human body (e.g, wearables, Fitbits, health monitoring) 2. Home: home controllers (e.g., smart temperature control), security 3. Retail:...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


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