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Business in Vancouver: Canada should turn to sector-specific deals with China in light of USMCA, report says

Business in Vancouver's Chuck Chiang writes about PPF latest report "Diversification Not Dependence: A Made-in-Canada China Strategy." The report says Canada should turn to sectoral agreements - that is, deals focusing on specific industries like agriculture and energy - in growing business links with China in light of the perceived “U.S. veto” clause in the new USMCA North American free-trade agreement.

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...enterprise in 2014? Source: RCA Conference and ISACA, “State of Cybersecurity: Implications for 2015” SABOTAGE Over the past few years, attacks against water systems, energy grids and other critical infrastructure...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


PANEL 3—Established companies must ‘disrupt ourselves’ to be innovative and stay ahead

...in the last five years — and that has put “tremendous pressure on the business.” The energy industry is also being globally disrupted, said Lorraine Mitchelmore, former president of Shell...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Eric Axford

...social innovation agenda, including oversight of the Suncor Energy Foundation. Eric previously served as executive vice president of business services, leading a wide range of Suncor’s central functions including environment,...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


Mark Cameron

consultant on energy and environmental issues, most recently heading the energy practice at Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Mark has long been engaged in the environmental policy debate in Canada and serves on...

Date: Tuesday December 12, 2017


Action Canada Fellowship

...across the country and promote greater civic engagement among all Canadians. In 2017, the Public Policy Forum and Action Canada joined together to offer the Your Energy Future program with...

Date: Friday October 26, 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


Judy Fairburn

...Lab – Rockies, and the Global Advisory Council for Emerald Technology Ventures, a Swiss-based industrial technology fund. Ms. Fairburn has over 30 years of experience in the energy sector with...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


PPF Welcomes Five New Fellows

...in federal-provincial relations and climate and energy policy. · Erin Freeland Ballantyne, Dean of Land Based Education, Research and Innovation, and Founder, Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning. She brings her...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018


Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 2018


The Canada-China Relationship

...team combines the experience of our Chairman Bruce Anderson, one of Canada’s leading research executives for two decades, with the energy, creativity and research expertise of CEO David Coletto, PhD....

Date: Saturday December 9, 2017


Kim Thomassin

...In her 17 years at the firm, she held various important positions and specialized in project finance and acquisition transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She has been involved...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


From the classroom to the boardroom

...extracted in a heavily polluting process from shellfish; Mycodev instead uses fungal fermentation, a safe, green and reliable process that consumes very little energy or chemicals, an idea the company...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Walk the Talk: How Canada Can Restore Public Confidence in Resource Development

...maintain public trust in today’s highly polarized and rapidly changing landscape. Partnering with Enbridge, ATCO Group, Cenovus Energy, Natural Resources Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Public...

Date: Wednesday November 2, 2016


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

...also using financial and monetary measures, as well as polices related to energy and commodities and trade.[7] As noted above, one of the trade strategies China uses is forced technology...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


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