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Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship

The Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship was established in 2012 to mark the Public Policy Forum’s 25th anniversary, when all living former Prime Ministers were honoured at the Testimonial Dinner and Awards in Toronto. The Fellowship brings prominent Canadian leaders to PPF for a year to conduct research and convene dialogues about public policy, democratic institutions and good governance.

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...continuous remote medical monitoring. For businesses, IoT offers opportunities for increased operational efficiency through predictive maintenance of hardware and real property, improved customer service through a richer understanding of people’s...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...and with a history of service to her home and overseas, Ms. Arbour is a true role model to us all. Q: What do you hope will change in Canadian...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017


Rethinking the Public Policy Process: A Public Engagement Framework

...processes. It explains what public engagement processes are, why we need them, how they work, and some of the special issues, challenges and opportunities they pose for governments and the...

Date: Wednesday April 22, 2009


Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...Government officials, public policy experts, academics and private sector representatives met on September 14, 2017 in Ottawa to discuss further engagement with China. The Public Policy Forum facilitated...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...culture into their daily lives, but also to create more cultural awareness off-reserve and for guests, service providers, officials, etc. coming into First Nations communities. Infrastructure The need for long-term...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


World’s top social media thinkers to discuss threats to democracy – and solutions – at PPF public event on Wednesday, April 4

On April 4, the Public Policy Forum and the University of British Columbia School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, in partnership with the National Arts Centre, are hosting a discussion with some of the world’s leading experts on social media, including Jonathan Albright, Ben Scott, Julia Angwin, David Carroll, Sue Gardner, and Taylor Owen.

Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018


PPF Members

...Pension Plan Investment Board Canada Revenue Agency Canada School of Public Service Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canadian Heritage Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Canadian Radio-television and...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


For inclusive policy, we need inclusive policymaking

...to raise “ethnic minority issues.” Non-visible-minority MPs who represent ridings with diverse populations also increased that likelihood, but not as much. Federal public service employment tracks above “workforce availability” for...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


Governance Matters: How is it working for Canadians?

...parliamentary committees? Enable ministers to be ministers? Refurbish the public service’s capacity to offer astute, independent, research-based policy advice? Build more accountability into the ‘political service?’” says Jim Dinning, former...

Date: Wednesday October 28, 2015


Governance in the digital age

...innovation Network effects: the promises and pitfalls of the Internet of Things Public service anonymity is dead, long live public service anonymity The future of digital citizen engagement is vinyl...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Walk the Talk: How Canada Can Restore Public Confidence in Resource Development

...Natural resource development increasingly requires not just regulatory approval, but also public confidence, to move forward. From who participates to how decisions are made, projects are being challenged by...

Date: Wednesday November 2, 2016


World’s Top Business Thinker Roger Martin to Warn of Efficiency’s Effects on Democratic Capitalism

...explore the critical role the public service plays in preserving a democratic and vibrant Canadian society. Economist panel to kick off the evening The lecture will be preceded from 3:30...

Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017


Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...where they have the greatest impact and likelihood of meeting stated goals. EBN’s benchmarking service is a 3-step process starting with an analysis of the basic information of an incubator,...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018


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