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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


Peter Watson

...Peter Watson served as Deputy Minister of Alberta Executive Council; Deputy Minister of Energy and Deputy Minister of Environment; and held several senior management positions in the Environment Department....

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...and most nutritious in the world. BOLSTER PUBLIC TRUST AND CANADA’S FOOD BRAND Public trust is central to our food brand. It’s also vital to ensuring a competitive business environment because,...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...of 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...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...the components of an effective cyber-strategy? Revisiting these questions from time to time is essential to understanding the constantly changing threat environment in which Canadians find themselves. This report briefly...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


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

...terms 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...

Date: Monday October 17, 2016


André Beaulieu

...Environment and Development. Born in Québec City, André received both his BA (Honours) and his B.C.L/LL.B from Montréal’s McGill University.  An active member of the community since his return to...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Bonnie Mallard: From the barn to the bench

...but 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...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


OPED: Making Canada’s Agents of Parliament truly independent and accountable

...threats to privacy, bureaucratic incompetence or inadequate service in our official languages. They advocate for children, the environment and the elderly. They are Agents of Parliament and legislatures. But the...

Date: Monday May 14, 2018


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...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...platform: rather than government always implementing policies and programs, they can choose instead to create the conditions and legal environment for other organizations to create public value. This often materializes...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 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...

Date: Wednesday June 29, 2016


Canada’s China puzzle: We need a national discussion

...shared 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...

Date: Thursday June 29, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...5” 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....

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


From the barn to the bench

...but 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...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


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