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Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...health, marine research, ICT and the MSCA (researcher mobility programs). The success rate for applicants in health was particularly high at 45 percent. Canadians collaborated most closely with researchers in...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...step up security on electrical grids, water systems and other critical assets. · An attack on Anthem, a subsidiary company of BlueCross BlueShield, compromised approximately 10 million health records in...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...capitalizing on existing strengths, such as natural resources, health care, tourism, aerospace and agriculture. To expand export opportunities, we not only need new relationships but new ways to add value...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016


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

...deadly Ebola virus. Working at the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, the two virologists focused on antibodies that had actually been tested and found ineffective...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...transit and affordable housing. Immigrants in Canada’s largest city will have trouble succeeding without it, Keesmaat warned the summit, and so too will various sectors critical to the health of...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...for cooperation in agriculture, energy, manufacturing, financial services and infrastructure. Aviation, air transport, educational and health care services are also mentioned. How might these areas of economic cooperation be organized...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


From the classroom to the boardroom

...that he says, “have a huge potential in the marketplace and can really make a big impact in improving human health.” He believes that such biotechnology developments will make a...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Putting an invisible disability on the map

...of hearing aids among poor people. Renyi set up the open-access Global Hearing Loss Database, in consultation with entities like the World Health Organization and the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...EMBERS Staffing Solutions (in Vancouver) presented an overview of their respective organizations. Each identified the social challenge their organization was created to address — public transportation, affordable home health care,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...make congested and polluted cities livable; convert its economy from export-led to consumer-based; build trust in its food and banking systems; and provide social and health security to aging parents...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...Where governments have structured themselves for evidence-based policy-making and empirical rigour for many fields (e.g., environmental monitoring, social programming, public health), we accept far less rigour when talking about governance,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Governance in the Digital Age

...environmental monitoring, social programming, public health), we accept far less rigour when talking about governance, technology and innovation. This is partially inevitable: there’s no dataset about the future. But truisms,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...residents with special transportation and health care needs. The third case study illustrated an example in which a Vancouver social enterprise launched a community-centric approach to alleviating unemployment, and subsequently...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Amanda Bell

Amanda Bell is a Director on the Public Policy Forum board.

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


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