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New PPF report calls for caps on political donations to third parties

For immediate release New PPF report calls for caps on political donations to third parties OTTAWA, March 14, 2018 The Public Policy Forum is releasing a new report today calling on Parliament to amend the Canada Elections Act to level the playing field between third parties and officially registered parties. This would remove the preferential...

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018

PPF welcomes budget measures that support Canadian journalism

The Public Policy Forum welcomes the federal government’s response in today’s budget to the continuing degradation of news gathering capacity in Canada. The government’s pledge to spend $10 million a year for five years to fund “one or more independent non-governmental organizations that will support local journalism in underserved communities” is an important step in...

Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018

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

PPF names Karen Restoule as its 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2018 – The Public Policy Forum is pleased to announce that our 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow is Karen Restoule, who will focus her research on nation-to-nation relationships and reconciling treaty relationships. “Karen is an advocate and connector within an emerging generation of Indigenous leadership intent on resolving the unfinished business of...

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018

PPF Welcomes Five New Fellows

The Public Policy Forum is pleased to announce the addition of five new PPF Fellows. They are: · Robert Asselin, former Policy and Budget Director for Finance Minister Bill Morneau. He brings extensive experience in policy in academia and government, particularly around economic and fiscal issues. · Mark Cameron, Executive Director, Clean Prosperity. He brings a...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018

World’s Top Business Thinker Roger Martin to Warn of Efficiency’s Effects on Democratic Capitalism

OTTAWA, DEC. 5, 2017 – The Public Policy Forum’s annual Gordon F. Osbaldeston Lecture will be presented by acclaimed business thinker Roger Martin, who argues that our obsession with efficiency is a danger to democratic capitalism. This will be his first public speech on the topic after two years of research on the issue. What: Democratic capitalism: Rethinking...

Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017

PPF to honour Mark Carney, Beverley McLachlin, Richard Dicerni, ‘22 Minutes’ founders Mary Walsh and Michael Donovan and journalist Francine Pelletier

Ottawa, Nov. 29, 2017 — A charismatic central banker charged with bringing two G7 economies through extreme turbulence, a pioneering justice whose critical rulings and leadership redefined post-Charter Canada, a veteran public servant who sagely advised the federal government and two provinces, and an East Coast warrior princess and an Academy Award winner who blazed...

Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017

PPF Names Award for Frank McKenna

OTTAWA, NOV. 21, 2017 -– The Public Policy Forum is pleased to announce that it has named its annual award for outstanding contributions to public policy by Atlantic Canadians in honour of Frank McKenna, one of the region’s most accomplished leaders. The Frank McKenna Award for Leadership in Public Policy will be presented to individuals who have...

Date: Friday November 24, 2017

PPF Chair Invested in the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, NOV. 17, 2017 -– The Public Policy Forum congratulates Anne-Marie Hubert, the Chair of its Board of Directors, on her investment into the Order of Canada. She will be invested as a Member by Governor General Julie Payette in a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa today. “We are so delighted at this recognition of her...

Date: Friday November 17, 2017

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