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...and CEO of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in a speech earlier this year to the Toronto Region Board of Trade. Canada can boast many internationally respected...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

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

...our 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...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 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

Canada Growth Summit 3: Going the Distance

APRIL 12 | TORONTO: Our annual Growth Summit is growing: Register early for the best chance to get a seat at our new Expert's Table small dinners on April 11. You'll be primed for the next day's breakfast session and the main event with Mark Carney, Katie Telford, Dominic Barton, Linda Hasenfratz, John Risley and many other leaders, thinkers and doers.

Date: Saturday February 10, 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

Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...their accomplishments, their hopes — and who likes grilled cheese sandwiches. Each year at the Public Policy Forum’s Testimonial Dinner in Toronto, more than a thousand leaders from all sectors...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017

Competitiveness: Canada leads in AI, but lags in innovation, skills and capital

...nothing” a few years ago to experiencing an explosion in cloud-based services in particular, she said, adding that Toronto and Montreal are also now world leaders in deep learning and...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

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

Amanda Bell

Amanda Bell is a Director on the Public Policy Forum board.

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit

The digital age creates opportunities for people to participate in society, the economy and civic life in new ways. To build businesses, movements and communities. But we know...

Date: Monday December 18, 2017

Keeping Up with the Speed of Disruption: Session 1

The Public Policy Forum is offering a professional development opportunity for public service executives to better understand disruptive technologies and the way they are challenging policy and governance...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018

A formula for turning ideas into products

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Paul SanterreBiomedical Engineer. Professor of Biomaterials at the University of Toronto.Chief Scientific Officer, Interface Biologics Inc. Dr. Paul Santerre has a long list of titles and...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Governance in the Digital Age Toronto. Pictured: Jesse Hirsh, Futurist and Digital Strategist; Charlie Wade, Senior Vice President of Products and Solutions, Rogers Enterprise Business; Corinne Pohlmann, Senior Vice-President, National Affairs and Partnerships, CFIB;...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...Ibid. [15] “Competitive Alternatives”, KPMG, 2016. [16] “Accenture Mobility Insights Report 2014”, Accenture, 2014.  [17] “General Motors to Create 700 Technical Jobs in Ontario”, Toronto Star, June 10 2016. [18]...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Video: Watch all the panels and speakers at Growth Summit II

...Citizenship Canada and the following panelists: Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto Kate Subak, Executive Director, Century Initiative Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto...

Date: Friday April 28, 2017

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