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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

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

...broad range of topics, including justice, program evaluation, public health, reconciliation journalism, missing and murdered women and much more. We are grateful for her ability to connect with people and...

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

Partners in Reconciliation: Conference Summary

...The Public Policy Forum hosted an Indigenous health conference, Partners in Reconciliation: Recognizing and Respecting Indigenous Health, on Sept. 27, 2017. This summary highlights the conference’s main themes of healing,...

Date: Friday October 6, 2017


...1996 — meaning that infrastructure must assist with changing service requirements for health care and education. • The steady influence of technology. Technology is changing lifestyles and transforming the way...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

Jonathan Perron-Clow 613.238.7858 Ext: 224 Jonathan Perron-Clow is a Communications Specialist at the Public Policy Forum. Most recently, Jonathan consulted with a number of organizations including the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Charlie Carter

...and policies work for their beneficiaries and ensure that engagement is meaningful. His professional journey has included coordinating health education projects for refugees in Uganda, managing small businesses, conducting public...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Ten Tough Jobs 2010

...Maritimes, Fisheries and Oceans Assistant Deputy Minister, Consular Services and Emergency Management, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations & Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada Assistant Deputy...

Date: Tuesday October 19, 2010

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