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The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 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


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...internet, communications and technology industry at $150 billion annually[5]. To compound the issue, using and generating insights from this firehose of data requires highly specialized talent that is in short...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...adverse effects of this amplified connectivity? Download the report INTRODUCTION In a 2014 interview, Stephen Hawking observed that digital technology has ushered in a new era in human history. “We...

Date: Monday February 6, 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


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...— 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 infrastructure...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...harness this untapped potential? Download the report Foreword ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation. This 36-month programme (September 2014 — September 2016)...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

Observation 1: Disruptive global trends are reshaping our world. One consequence: the status quo is not a strategy for future success, anywhere. Information technology — — digitization — — has...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...Government operations: how advances in technology could disrupt how government works (e.g., information security threats) as well as how government could work better through use of technology. Laws, policies, and...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...the technology of other countries to upgrade and enhance China’s manufacturing capabilities, bolster innovation and establish the dominance of key technological sectors. The intellectual property (IP) to enable these policies...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Dr. Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

...is much excitement over the prospect of a direct brain-computer interface. The notion has attracted attention from sources like Neuralink, the neurotechnology company founded by Tesla’s Elon Musk, as well...

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

...much excitement over the prospect of a direct brain-computer interface. The notion has attracted attention from sources like Neuralink, the neurotechnology company founded by Tesla’s Elon Musk, as well as...

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation on digital and social platforms. 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


Who’s threatening democracy? Tyrants, technology – and us

Are we amusing ourselves to death while darker forces of disinformation undermine our democracy? By Edward Greenspon

Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018


Why Canada needs a digital office

Bringing tech into the heart of government By Kent Aitken , Prime Ministers Fellow, Public Policy Forum. @kentdaitken Governments are struggling with technology — but there’s hope yet. The thing...

Date: Friday May 12, 2017


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