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Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...for Canadians. The political environment In a poll, 46 percent agreed: “I could probably be persuaded to support a closer relationship with China if I knew more about what was...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 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

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...on bringing economic growth, environmental sustainability and social goals, like health and affordability, together.” “These are not just big regulations that need changes; some are just small things that are...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...from time to time is essential to understanding the constantly changing threat environment in which Canadians find themselves. This report briefly explores them in the next section to provide context...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017

PANEL 1 — Canada’s unique chance for growth: Attract return-hungry global investors to badly needed…

...of our labour market, our quality of life, our overall business environment. We’ve got to sell that.” Chris Ragan, associate professor of economics at McGill University and also a growth...

Date: Monday October 17, 2016

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...the government as a platform is rooted in the digital environment. For example, companies like Apple or Samsung produce tools — phones, tablets — that run on operating systems designed...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 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

Winning Global Mandates: Lessons from Canadian leaders rates and the prevalence of multi-sector partnerships have contributed to building a strong business environment. At the same time, Canadian business leaders continue to be confronted by shortcomings that...

Date: Saturday December 5, 2015

From the barn to the bench

...get up to try again.” She says it’s important to “nurture the entrepreneurial spirit by creating an environment where inspiration, ideation and investigation can flourish. Innovation, industry investment and implementation...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...Global Risks in 2017* Environment: climate change; extreme weather; natural disasters; mitigation failures 2. Involuntary migrations: MENA refugees; Iraq, others 3. Conflict: terrorist attacks; cyber attacks; interstate conflicts 4. Populism:...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

Canada’s China puzzle: We need a national discussion

...interests, such as the environment. We talked about the mismatch between hundreds of thousands of Chinese students studying in Canada versus fewer than 5,000 Canadian students receiving similar exposure to...

Date: Thursday June 29, 2017

Broadening Talent Pathways: How to Make Cross-Sector Mobility Meaningful

Canada’s prosperity depends on high-performing public, private, and nonprofit sectors with the capacity and networks to thrive in today’s complex environment. Research and international experiences demonstrate that employing cross-sector mobility...

Date: Wednesday June 29, 2016

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...tackle tough social and environmental challenges in a financially sustainable manner, and for their ability to attract private investment capital and translate it into social and environmental solutions. In 2016,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Workplace Innovation in Canada’s Public Service: How Collaborative Approaches, Dynamic Workspaces, and Enabling Technology Can Deliver Greater Value to Canadians

Governments are facing mounting pressure to improve service delivery and accountability to citizens under increasing fiscal restraints and an aging workforce. To thrive in this complex environment, public sector organizations...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011

Keeping up with the Speed of Disruption

Back by popular demand, the Public Policy Forum’s professional development seminar series Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption is being offered for a third time. This series of learning modules, designed for current and prospective government executives, provides a deep dive into the common threads of information security, privacy, ethics, regulatory implications and sustainability.

Date: Monday October 22, 2018

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