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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

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

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

Who’s threatening democracy? Tyrants, technology – and us

Are we amusing ourselves to death while darker forces of disinformation undermine our democracy? By Edward Greenspon

Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018

Governance in the digital age

...months of research, interviews and roundtables on open and digital government, I’d like to provide an update on the project. A working definition Let’s start with a working definition for...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...The emergence of sophisticated security programs has made penetrating networks increasingly difficult for attackers. Instead, cybercriminals are increasingly relying on human error to bypass next-generation perimeters that protect organizational networks....

Date: Monday February 6, 2017

Building the Future: Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth (Interim Report)

...planning and a greater focus nationally on innovative infrastructure investment. The release of the report,”Building the Future: Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth,” on Wednesday, Oct. 12, coincides with the PPF’s...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

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

Add Your Voice

John’s. Members help PPF focus on what’s important to Canadians now and to identify emerging issues that will affect them in the future. Currently, much of our work focuses on...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Work in Progress – Task Force 2 Final Report

How do we prepare Canada’s workforce to lead in the global clean energy sector?

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018

Maclean’s Op-ed: How Canada can work on trade with China—without angering America

PPF's Edward Greenspon and the Vice-Chair of the BMO Financial Group Kevin Lynch share their opinion on Canada-China trade in this Maclean's op-ed. They discuss how the Canadian government must diversify its economy, and China is the obvious target. But that there are risks with such a partnership.

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018

Globe editorial: It’s too late for major new ideas to change how next year’s election will work

In this Globe & Mail editorial, the PPF report "Democracy Divided" and its authors Ed Greenspon and Taylor Owens are discussed, as well as the recommendations within the report. The editorial points out that electoral reform has stalled and notes that Greenspon and Owens recommendations could help Elections Canada protect themselves from threats in the digital age.

Date: Monday August 20, 2018

Dr. Xiangguo Qiu & Dr. Gary Kobinger: Against all odds, they discovered a treatment for Ebola

...“has stimulated a response from the scientific community to say, ‘Wait, this approach really works against infectious pathogens. If it works against Ebola, it’s going to work against a lot...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

July 8, 2013: Reducing Transportation GHG Emissions in Canada – A Dialogue on a Lower Carbon Future (Vancouver roundtable report)

Canada’s Public Policy Forum is convening a series of expert dialogues on challenges and opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from road transportation in Canada. The transport...

Date: Monday July 8, 2013

Former Globe and Mail editor-in-chief on the future of Canadian news

CBC News ‘It’s a historic day,’ says PPF President and CEO Edward Greenspon about LaPresse’s move to a non-profit format, as had been suggested in Shattered Mirror. Watch...

Date: Wednesday May 9, 2018

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