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Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...We spoke with 80 millennials from coast to coast to learn about their perceptions of public service careers in Canada. Read on to find out what they had to say....

Date: Wednesday June 7, 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


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


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...also noted that greater connectivity may remain the key to ensuring the long-term sustainability of public services, especially in high-cost sectors such as health care where fax machines stubbornly remain...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


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


A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...Research on Public Policy and has also held senior political and public service positions, including Secretary to Cabinet for Federal-Provincial Relations and Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council from 1980–83....

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...joining Amazon, highlighted the imperative for a rethink of public service competencies. In the U.S. case, the President himself has closed the deal for top technology talent, as part of...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...unemployment, and subsequently became an alternative to the services provided by local government. All three businesses were created to fill gaps in public service delivery, and subsequently scaled up to...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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


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


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...focused on service delivery, Dr. Clarke presented some thoughtful context for how platform thinking in the space of service delivery can inform the same in policy work. Dr. Clarke encouraged...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...Public views about China around the world reveal common strands of ambivalence, anxiety and opportunity, but are volatile as the emerging superpower’s global presence and influence grow. By Paul...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


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


Canada-China Session 1: Setting the stage, public opinion trends, approaches to trade

Recap of the first meeting of PPF's Canada-China Forum includes presentations on public opinion by Bruce Anderson of Abacus Data and sectoral trade by Wendy Dobson of University of Toronto

Date: Tuesday July 25, 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


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