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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

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


...levels of government — federal, provincial and municipal. The Ontario government plans to spend almost $140-billion and the City of Toronto has a $30-billion plan, albeit largely unfunded. Alberta is...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

PPF Members

...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 Community Foundations of Canada Conference...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Ontario’s Condominium Act Review: stage two solutions report various condominium issues reviewed the Stage One Findings Report and the public comments it generated. Learn more about the Ontario Condominium Act Review Download the report    ...

Date: Tuesday September 24, 2013

Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...Clarke, Assistant Professor at Carleton University, discuss Harnessing Non-governmental Platforms for Public Good. Photo credit: Steve Orsini, Government of Ontario Creating public value through partnerships in a digital age Opening...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

The expanding mandate of the Ontario Ombudsman: final report

...Transparency, accountability, and fair administrative processes are hallmarks of effective governance systems. The Office of the Ontario Ombudsman ensures that provincial government and public sector bodies develop and observe...

Date: Tuesday June 28, 2016

May 6, 2014: Client Discussions on Ontario Social Assistance Reform–Report

...The 2013 Ontario Budget contained some initial steps for reforming social assistance. The budget also noted the government’s committment to starting “discussions with recipients, municipalities, delivery partners and others...

Date: Tuesday May 6, 2014

Ontario Condominium Act Review

...The third and last stage of Ontario’s Condominium Act Review began in fall 2013 with a final Residents’ Panel meeting to review the Stage Two Solutions Report. The general...

Date: Tuesday September 30, 2014

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

The internet is transforming the world, but not for everybody

...The Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit aims to find, understand and fix the gaps that keep some citizens from accessing and benefiting from the digital world.  Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit Making...

Date: Friday October 13, 2017

The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018

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

Change Inc. Toolkit: Cultivating Young Social Entrepreneurs

...and addressing the gaps in learning and application can enable youth to build on this emerging trend.  With lead support from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation (formerly Ministry of...

Date: Friday May 11, 2012

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