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The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...highly specialized talent that’s in short supply in Canada. “Barcelona … measures the dampness of the soil in its parks, and automatically dispatches watering teams to beds that dry out....

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


The Canada-China Relationship

...be very important to Canada (11%), or one of the most important (45%) relationships. Another 39% say it is important but not more than our relationship with other countries. A...

Date: Saturday December 9, 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


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

...roundtable with the Consultation Forum on China in 2017. Her paper highlights three national security considerations Canada must take before establishing a free trade agreement with China, including: The rise...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...versus human rights. Canada is in its historical comfort zone when reaching south to the United States or across the Atlantic to Europe. Our Pacific window to Asia has engendered...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


How Atlantic Canada businesses keep their foreign workers

Whether they wear steel-toed boots or ballet slippers, workers from abroad are in high demand in Atlantic Canada. As Kelly Toughill found, successful companies have learned that keeping recruits happy requires more than a paycheque

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...While Canadians have openly embraced a new era of digital and technological innovation, the advent of the Internet has ushered in threats formerly unimaginable. Is Canada equipped to handle...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


PPF and Action Canada introduce the 2018-2019 Fellows

...The Public Policy Forum and Action Canada are proud to announce the 2018-2019 Action Canada Fellows. Over the course of the year, the 16 Fellows will have a...

Date: Friday June 8, 2018


The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018


Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...in public discourse and media coverage is a framing of issues as doing trade with China vs. promoting human rights in China. Canada is not unique in seeing promotion of...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


The People Imperative: Strategies to Grow Population and Prosperity in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is taking action to rebuild its aging and slow-growing population: The region needs to attract - and keep - more newcomers.

Date: Sunday March 18, 2018


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

...of housing on First Nations reserves in Canada is unacceptable and distressing. In 2011, the housing shortage was around 20,000 units, 21 percent of on-reserve households were crowded and almost...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


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

...The Canada brand has never been hotter, but the immigration question brings with it complexities ranging from language obstacles and the provision of sufficient housing, to ensuring we’re equipping...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


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

...Québec, Janet Kennedy, Microsoft Canada (Microsoft Women), Michael Serbinis, LEAGUE Inc. and Dr. Raphael Hofstein, MaRS Innovation. Canada is now at the epicentre of artificial intelligence (AI) after spending years...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


DOMINIC BARTON | Canada has a historic opportunity to thrive, but faces hard choices

...Public Policy Forum’s Growth Summit in Ottawa. He delivered the Forum’s annual Gordon Osbaldeston Lecture. Canada must learn how to successfully deal with the compounding forces of computing power, connectedness,...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


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