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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

...at the PPF Growth Summit, but Morneau also had a serious message about inclusion. Photos by Martin Lipman By Carl Meye r for the Public Policy Forum Develop innovation ecosystems...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...is open to them, are increasingly coming to the table with a global focus. “Those are the people we ought to back,” he said. 5. Innovation, research and development The...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


From the barn to the bench

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Bonnie MallardProfessor of Immunogenetics, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph From a young age, Dr. Bonnie Mallard desperately wanted to become a veterinarian, imagining herself making...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


From the classroom to the boardroom

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS David BrownCo-founder of Mycodev Group. Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Chinova Bioworks. University students can hope for one inspiring class that leads to a path...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


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

...2016, 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...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 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


Paul Santerre: A formula for turning ideas into products

...This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees. Dr. Paul Santerre has a long list of...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...else 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....

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Putting an invisible disability on the map

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Audra RenyiCo-founder and Executive Director, World Wide Hearing Foundation International. Founder and CEO, earAccess Inc. Hearing loss affects 1.3 billion people around the world, and 80...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 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...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


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...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...to re-engage Canadians Harnessing non-governmental platforms for public good Bringing innovation to social enterprises Download the report Executive summary OnOct. 13, 2016, the Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries came together for...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


David Brown: From the classroom to the boardroom

...This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees. University students can hope for one inspiring class...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Bonnie Mallard: From the barn to the bench

...This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees. From a young age, Dr. Bonnie Mallard desperately...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


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