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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


Atlantic Summit on Healthcare and Drug Cost Sustainability

and enhancing health access in the Atlantic region. Hosted in partnership with the Government of PEI’s Department of Health and Wellness and the governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick,...

Date: Friday January 9, 2015


A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...achieve a specific end. But we are now seeing states, especially China, use a combination of legitimate (ambitious merger and acquisition strategies), grey area (sudden health and safety bans) and...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


A formula for turning ideas into products

...from IBI spurred Santerre to develop an on-campus incubator called the Health Innovation Hub that teaches health science and biomedical engineering grads and early-career scientists the fundamentals of starting innovation...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Ken Neumann

...leadership role, often joining USW delegations abroad to promote solidarity with workers in Europe, South America and Mexico, particularly on issues of health and safety. Neumann consistently fights for the...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...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 the Canadian...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


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

...is a government job” — Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada are bolstering their student and recent graduate recruitment efforts by highlighting the exciting, hands-on possibilities of...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 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


Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...success rate of other Third Party Countries at 22 percent. FP7 projects with Canadian participation reflected the priority thematic areas above: aeronautics, health, marine research, ICT and the MSCA (researcher...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...systems and other critical assets. · An attack on Anthem, a subsidiary company of BlueCross BlueShield, compromised approximately 10 million health records in the United States.[11] · A synchronized wave...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


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

...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 in...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Eric Axford

...health and safety; sustainability and communications; government relations; information and process management; and enterprise technical. Since joining Suncor in 1996, Eric has held a number of senior upstream, downstream and...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


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

...are born in Canada.” What’s more, she added in response to a question from the floor from federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, immigrants are in better health than Canadians. “We...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...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, technology and...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...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 into...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


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