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David Brown: From the classroom to the boardroom

...medical devices. The substance is traditionally extracted in a heavily polluting process from shellfish; Mycodev instead uses fungal fermentation, a safe, green and reliable process that consumes very little energy...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad 50 years, we’ll only be using sustainable energy. Q: What do you miss most about your home country? As I have moved from Norway to Canada, I miss my...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017

Kim Thomassin

...presence. In her 17 years at the firm, she held various important positions and specialized in project finance and acquisition transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She has been...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018

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

...involves sharing talent, information and innovation within and across departments, as well as aligning networks to achieve better results together. Facilitating intergenerational learning: Whereas young professionals bring new energy and...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

Edward Greenspon

...He was an early proponent of digital transformation as founding editor of At Bloomberg News, he was Editor-at-Large for Canada and global managing editor for energy, environment and commodities, a...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Change in Motion – Task Force 3 Final Report

This report provides key policy recommendations to ensure a comprehensive national framework led by the federal government.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018

Event Recap: PPF Atlantic Dinner & Frank McKenna Awards

Atlantic Canadian leaders honoured with tributes, tales and humour “It’s enormously humbling to have an award like this named after me,” said Frank McKenna. “Usually, they wait ’til you’re dead, and I guess PPF got tired of waiting.”

Date: Thursday March 29, 2018

The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018

Canada Growth Summit: The key recommendations

...successful projects by strengthening analytics, governance and capacity. • Take a balanced approach to minimize economic risks in the clean energy transition. Harnessing the Potential of Diverse Talent KEY RECOMMENDATIONS•...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...but capitalize on, this shift. The energy industry, for example, has already seen the effects of new technologies on global supply, while the transportation and hospitality industries are being upended...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Trust must be earned and re-earned in climate change

...effort is needed to promote a more collaborative approach to resource development. In partnership with Enbridge, ATCO Group, Cenovus Energy, Natural Resources Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans,...

Date: Sunday November 6, 2016

Conference Recap: PPF Atlantic Summit

The summit, which attracted hundreds from around Atlantic Canada, kicked off PPF’s three-year policy research project on Atlantic revitalization, with a special focus on newcomer retention.

Date: Wednesday March 28, 2018

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...Canada (1971) · Legalization of Marijuana (1972) · the Energy Emissions Crisis (1993) · Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide (1995) · Social Cohesion (1999) · Aboriginal Governance (2000). The co-authors of...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

First Nations Finance Authority (Ernie Daniels, CEO): By fixing finance rules, First Nations can invest in themselves

The First Nations Finance Authority is being honored as a Governor General Innovation Award recipient on May 23 for their ground-breaking innovative funding regime that reduces borrowing cuts and provides interest rate security for First Nations communities across the country.

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

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