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Innovation Generation: Roundtable on STEM and Entrepreneurship in K-12 (Summary Report)

...building capacity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), as well as developing an entrepreneurial mindset from an early age. To explore the value of STEM and entrepreneurship education, the...

Date: Friday June 27, 2014

Rob Annan

...volunteers on the board of directors for Let’s Talk Science, a national charity dedicated to increasing STEM literacy among K-12 students. Dr. Annan has a PhD in biochemistry from McGill...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...needs to encourage the development of innovation ecosystems or clusters, where talent stemming from higher education, federal and provincial governments, and large and small firms can all come together. This...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

For inclusive policy, we need inclusive policymaking

...Studies suggest that women would also set a more secure social safety net. Our biases also stem from culture. Canada is much more individualistic than the countries from which most...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

Change in Motion – Task Force 3 Final Report

This report provides key policy recommendations to ensure a comprehensive national framework led by the federal government.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018

Mind the Gaps: Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage in Canada

In our study of 20 small and mid-sized Canadian communities, the number and depth of newspaper articles about civic affairs declined sharply between 2008 and 2017, leaving citizens less informed about their democratic institutions.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018

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

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

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