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Employment Challenges for Youth in a Changing Economy

...As the Canadian economy wrestles with the effects of global financial downturn, employment prospects are on the minds of Canadians everywhere. In particular, youth unemployment rates have reached far...

Date: Monday January 14, 2013

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

PPF’s Emerging Leader Award recognizes Indigenous advocate Caitlin Tolley

Filled with a burning desire to create positive change for her community, Caitlin Tolley has used her voice at home and on the global stage as an advocate for Indigenous people. On April 12, the Public Policy Forum will recognize her work with the Emerging Leader Award at its Annual Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto.

Date: Wednesday February 7, 2018

Applying science to delivering mental health programs to children and youth across vast distances. The Strongest Families Institute, a charitable organization in Halifax, delivers e-health programs using trained coaches through telephone support, removing barriers and stigmas...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Linsay Martens

...and the University of Saskatchewan. His volunteer experience includes working with children and youth in the Philippines, Grenada and Northern Ireland and having served on the board of the Alzheimer...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Morneau says it’s critical that all Canadians see benefits of economic growth

...tepid labour force participation growth for women, youth and Indigenous communities. “We want to benefit the broadest cross-section of Canadians, and have inclusivity as a starting point,” Bill Morneau said...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

Marcel Lauzière

...Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.  Throughout his career he has been an advocate for good public policy as it relates to children and youth, to poverty and inequality,...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...Indigenous communities, new Canadians and youth in the sector and about the role of immigration in addressing labour shortages. We heard a lot about the valuable role of educators —...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

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

...actually relevant to the job at hand. For instance, the Government of Nova Scotia has made an effort to reduce employment barriers for youth by reconsidering experience requirements for entry-level...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

Friends in Low (Carbon) Places – Task Force 1 Final Report

This report seeks the path forward for Canada’s energy future. We examine what a low-carbon future means for R&I communities and their economic well-being, and identify strategies and policies that will put R&I communities on a path to resilient and clean economies.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018

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

Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...the lens of their first-hand lived experiences. Efforts were made to engage Indigenous peoples, whose voices often go unheard when formulating solutions, such as women, elders, youth and individuals with...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...has also grown over the past decade as more youth gained access to the Internet. Studies show that young Canadians willingly share their information, post pictures and chat with strangers...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


...“local share” accords in which construction sites must hire and train at-risk youth and greater focus on good design. Would the federal government make its $120-billion in funding, which is...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

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