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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age? Executive Summary OnOct. 13, 2016, the Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries came together for their second policy innovation conference. The...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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

...at using the technology of other countries to upgrade and enhance China’s manufacturing capabilities, bolster innovation and establish the dominance of key technological sectors. The intellectual property (IP) to enable...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


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