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...success. (Rates are set by an arms-length regulatory body, the Ontario Energy Board.) The City of Toronto may soon be grappling with the same challenge as it considers privatizing Toronto...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

July 9, 2013: The Future of Canada’s Nuclear Energy Sector — Toronto Workshop Summary Report

On May 23, 2013, the Public Policy Forum convened leaders from the private, public, academic and research sectors in Toronto to explore the future of the Canadian nuclear sector. The...

Date: Tuesday July 9, 2013

October 3, 2013: Reducing Transportation GHG Emissions in Canada–report from the Toronto roundtable

...On September 10, 2013, the Forum convened a group of experts from different sectors in Toronto to discuss this issue. The themes were advanced vehicle technology and consumer behaviour. This...

Date: Thursday October 3, 2013

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

Immigrants aren’t job killers, they’re job creators — and they want to come to Canada

...cities with the right policies and programs that will enable newcomers to thrive. By Lee-Anne Goodman Panelists Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto; Kate Subak, Executive Director, Century Initiative;...

Date: Tuesday April 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

Top business and government leaders gather for PPF Growth Summit and Testimonial Dinner on April 12

Canada Growth Summit 3  |  #PPFgrowth TORONTO, ON, April 9, 2018 – The Public Policy Forum is bringing together Canada’s major government and business leaders April 12 in Toronto for...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018

Tom Walkon at the Toronto Star: How Canada can break its dependence on the United States

In this opinion piece, Thomas Walkom tries to answer the question - How can Canada break its dependence on the United States? A question that has bedeviled both the left and the right since 1945. He writes that PPF's Report “Diversification not Dependence,” makes a compelling case for Canada to escape the “honey trap” of its reliance on the U.S. by moving quickly to boost both economic and political relations with China.

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018

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 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

Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees ©University of Toronto After returning to Canada in 2003...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 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

Innovation Collaboration with Europe: A Transatlantic Symposium

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, the Public Policy Forum convened more than 120 delegates in Toronto at the MaRS Discovery District. Delegates traveled to Toronto from Ireland, Austria, Germany, Portugal,...

Date: Thursday June 25, 2015

Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights a waiting list three times longer than what can be provided to learn Chinese languages at the University of Toronto. There is clearly a demand for this but on...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online

The rise of harmful speech online is a threat to Canada’s democracy. This report outlines how governments and digital platform companies can better address hate and harassment, including the creation of a Moderation Standards Council.

Date: Thursday November 8, 2018

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