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How Canada can create a culture of innovation

...week’s Public Policy Forum Growth Summit in Ottawa agreed that Canada lacks a culture of innovation, and that it’s seriously hampering our economic growth. Marty Reed, President and CEO of...

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...political and policy. *Recent Canadian data have led the Bank of Canada to upgrade its forecast to 2½% growth in 2017 and 2018. Risks to the Global Outlook Will protectionist...

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,...

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

...For global players, ‘not investing in innovation may be the biggest risk a company takes’ Canada Growth Summit Panel 3 | Established Innovators: Becoming and Remaining a Global Champion...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Action Canada Fellowship 2018 – FAQ

...Do individuals need to be nominated for the Action Canada Fellowship? No. All candidates must apply for this program. What is the deadline for the submission of applications?...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018


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

...A new report by Mitacs, prepared with support of Canada’s Public Policy Forum, seeks to better understand factors that attract or deter multinational investment in Canadian R&D. Based on...

Date: Tuesday January 19, 2016


Canada’s China puzzle: We need a national discussion

...president and CEO of the Public Policy Forum. Kevin Lynch is vice-chair, Bank of Montreal, and former clerk of the privy council. Canada has a China puzzle it needs to...

Date: Thursday June 29, 2017


Canada and the OECD: 50 years of converging interests

...2010 marked the beginning of the 50th anniversary celebrations for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Canada was among the first nations to join the OECD, indeed, the very...

Date: Monday December 5, 2011


Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...February 2017, the Advisory Council on Economic Growth, established by the Minister of Finance, released its second wave of recommendations, which emphasized the potential for Canada to become “the trusted...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017


Top business and government leaders gather for PPF Growth Summit and Testimonial Dinner on April 12

...Canada Growth Summit 3  |  #PPFgrowth TORONTO, ON, April 9, 2018 – The Public Policy Forum is bringing together Canada’s major government and business leaders April 12 in Toronto...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018


Despite Trump rhetoric, Canada-U.S. relationship is strong, Freeland says

...Canada can both defend its national economic interests and its values, foreign minister says Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Elena Cherney at...

Date: Wednesday April 26, 2017


Canada strives to position itself as an agri-food powerhouse

...potential. Canada could become an international powerhouse in agri-food by tapping into an exploding global middle class and boosting exports by $30 billion over the next several years — but...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...On April 20, the Public Policy Forum is honouring extraordinary leaders who connect Canada to the world and the world to us. Find out more about our seven honourees:...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017


Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...We spoke with 80 millennials from coast to coast to learn about their perceptions of public service careers in Canada. Read on to find out what they had to say....

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


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