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

on Thursday. “We have a historic opportunity; I believe that Canada’s brand has never been stronger. People want to come to Canada. But we have work to do … population...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

Mind the Gaps: Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage in Canada

In our study of 20 small and mid-sized Canadian communities, the number and depth of newspaper articles about civic affairs declined sharply between 2008 and 2017, leaving citizens less informed about their democratic institutions.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018

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

...learning. “The talent is in Canada, the investment is coming into Canada,” Kennedy said. Microsoft has built two data centres in Canada, one in Toronto and one in Montreal, and...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

Pulling up roots: Bhutanese exodus from Halifax offers clues to why newcomers stay or go

The disappearance of Bhutanese from Halifax is discouraging to those who believe the future of Atlantic Canada is tied to increased immigration, but it is also an opportunity to look at the factors that encourage newcomers to take root – and the factors that lead them away.

Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018

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

Canada’s growth adviser tells PPF gathering he sees a huge opportunity in agri-food and in 2.4-billion more middle class Asians and Africans, but says the country will have to make...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Radio Canada: News coverage shrinkage called a crisis in Canada

Radio Canada spoke with PPF's Carl Neustaedter about the report "Mind the Gaps: Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage in Canada". The report found that news coverage has dropped in local communities, and specifically there's less civic coverage of courts and city hall - civic institutions which are the pillars of democracy.

Date: Friday September 28, 2018

Report Highlights | 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

How Canada can create a culture of innovation

...Turn Canada into a global talent hub, “with a view to improving the flow of talent into Canada and out to the world as talent ambassadors.” 3 Support those who...

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016

China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...clusters: 4 in global top 25 Strong financial system:world-class institutions, fintech innovators Natural resources: energy, agri-foods, minerals & metals Canada, and the “Canada brand”, have under-realized potential in China and...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

PANEL 2—Canada’s emerging innovators face funding, talent and culture gaps

Growing Canadian firms are selling out earlier and at lower valuations than US counterparts Panel 2 | Emerging Innovators: The Job of Growing New Businesses in Canada Oct. 12, 2016,...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada

Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada makes eight recommendations aiming to strengthen political finance regulations in Canada. It follows a literature review and a roundtable discussion on political financing on October 11, 2017 that was co-convened with Elections Canada. The day was divided into three discussions focused on the following themes: public and private financing, transparency and campaign spending.

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018

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

Canada, Campbell noted. Bellemare agreed Canada has access to “phenomenal talent” but the challenge is addressing the country’s small market, at least in the space Bombardier plays in. Canada’s defence...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Action Canada Fellowship

theme becomes the subject matter focus for the year, and the topic which Task Force reports will examine. In recent years, the future of food, Canada’s energy future, Canada in...

Date: Friday October 26, 2018

Action Canada Fellowship 2018 – FAQ

of the candidate’s application.   To whom should I address my application? Applications should be addressed to the Action Canada Fellowship, National Selection Committee.   Is the Action Canada Fellowship...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018

Leveraging Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem: Opportunities to Increase R&D Investment in Canada

with executives from Canadian subsidiary firms, Leveraging Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem identifies key drivers and barriers in attracting foreign direct investment in Canadian R&D – and highlights opportunities to improve Canada’s...

Date: Tuesday January 19, 2016

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