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Crop innovation in the Canadian Prairies: Report of the Breadbasket 2.0 initiative

This report details the outcomes of the Public Policy Forum’s recent Breadbasket 2.0 initiative on agricultural innovation policy in the Canadian Prairies. The Forum convened a series of roundtable discussions...

Date: Monday December 2, 2013


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


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...years. The message was clear: if Canadian companies don’t get serious about investing in innovation, research and development and engaging in so-called innovation superclusters, significant economic growth is not in...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


From the classroom to the boardroom

involved a lot of sacrifice, but at the same time I never really questioned if it was worth it.” To learn more about the Governor General’s Innovation Awards, visit innovation.gg.ca....

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


From the barn to the bench

of these initiatives forward, hopefully long after I retire. That’s the kind of legacy that I hope to enjoy.” To learn more about the Governor General’s Innovation Awards, visit innovation.gg.ca....

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


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


TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...Johnston brought his enthusiasm and encouragement for Canadian innovation to the summit. Promote a culture of innovation Canada needs to foster a culture of innovation that celebrates — even boasts...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


Innovation in government: Conversations with Canada’s public service leaders

We engaged nearly 100 public leaders in one-on-one conversations about the challenges facing Canada’s public service, the measures being undertaken to innovate, and the obstacles to change. We...

Date: Thursday May 19, 2011


PANEL 2—Canada’s emerging innovators face funding, talent and culture gaps

...Ottawa Opening remarks:Michael Denham, President & CEO, BDC Panelists: Breanne Everett, CEO, Orpyx. Governor General’s Innovation Award recipientRaymond Laflamme, Executive Director, Institute for Quantum ComputingMarty Reed, President & CEO Evok...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Putting an invisible disability on the map

sit on the sidelines and may they continue to change the world, one step at a time,” she says. To learn more about the Governor General’s Innovation Awards, visit innovation.gg.ca....

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Paul Santerre: A formula for turning ideas into products

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 companies. With the help of mentors,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Ilse Treurnicht

For the past 12+ years, Ilse Treurnicht has served as CEO of MaRS Discovery District, a leading innovation hub located in the heart of Toronto’s Discovery District.  She has overseen...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...in the digital age. As individuals and organizations become ever more connected, the role of infrastructure as a driver and enabler of innovation must be added to the equation. Great...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Mary Gordon: To grow a healthier society, she plants the seeds of empathy

This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees ©Melanie-Gordon-Photography Breakthrough moments for innovators can come at dramatic...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


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


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