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The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...Optigo Networks offers networking hardware products capable of connecting thousands of smart devices on a property using optical cabling along with a web interface to centrally manage the entire network....

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


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


Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

...Team Building                                                                                                      Assign project work to Policy Leads, ensuring that the staff’s capabilities and expertise are exploited effectively, work plans are carried out, and the results of the work are...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


Future of news in crisis, with Edward Greenspon

CBC's Ontario Today explores the future of news and the crisis of democracy caused by free digital media and social media marketing tools.

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018


Friends in Low (Carbon) Places – Task Force 1 Final Report

This report seeks the path forward for Canada’s energy future. We examine what a low-carbon future means for R&I communities and their economic well-being, and identify strategies and policies that will put R&I communities on a path to resilient and clean economies.

Date: Thursday March 8, 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


Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 2018


Canada’s economic future depends on critical choices in the face of disruption

...going to determine our economic future, and therefore our capacity for compassion and our capacity to become the country we aspire to be,” he said. So is Canada ready for...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


PPF Announces Cyber Security Expert Satyamoorthy Kabilan as New Vice-President of Policy

The Public Policy Forum welcomes Satyamoorthy Kabilan, also known as Kabi, as the new Vice President of Policy. He is a scientist, entrepreneur and internationally recognized expert in cyber security, emergency management and national security issues.

Date: Friday August 24, 2018


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...and panel presentations. The dominant themes are explored in this discussion paper. Rather than conclusions, each theme posits questions to guide the future work of the broader community devoted to...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...in this discussion paper. Rather than conclusions, each theme posits questions to guide the future work of the broader community devoted to the adoption of open policy making in Canada....

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


July 8, 2013: The Future of Canada’s Nuclear Energy Sector — Saskatoon Workshop Summary Report

On May 14, 2013, the Public Policy Forum convened leaders from the private, public, academic and research sectors in Saskatoon to explore the future of the Canadian nuclear sector. The...

Date: Monday July 8, 2013


Former N.B. premier says future of Atlantic Canada reliant on immigration

“I don’t think it’s overly dramatic to say the future of Atlantic Canada is at stake,” former N.B. Premier Frank McKenna told the crowd of business leaders and academics at PPF's Atlantic Summit in Fredericton. His concern over the dwindling population of the region is buoyed by optimism about recent action taken by the four provinces and the federal government.

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018


July 9, 2013: The Future of Canada’s Nuclear Energy Sector — Toronto Workshop Summary Report

On May 23, 2013, the Public Policy Forum convened leaders from the private, public, academic and research sectors in Toronto to explore the future of the Canadian nuclear sector. The...

Date: Tuesday July 9, 2013


Kabilan: After the tornadoes, let’s avoid the ‘lessons learned’ trap

After six tornadoes ripped through the Ottawa region, there will likely be a review of how authorities responded to this event. The aim of such exercises is to identify the “lessons learned” from the incident in order to improve response and resilience in the future. Unfortunately, “lessons learned” is one of the most misused terms in emergency management.

Date: Tuesday October 2, 2018


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