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Public servants learn reconciliation means relationship-building and action

PPF’s reconciliation series didn’t answer all the questions about reconciliation but offered context and impetus to act. By: Jocelyn Formsma

Date: Friday August 3, 2018


Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

Candidate Profile The Public Policy Forum is seeking a broad-minded and intellectually ambitious individual with a passion for public policy and a track record in one or more of government,...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018


Trust must be earned and re-earned in climate change

how to establish and maintain trust in today’s highly contentious and volatile landscape. Public confidence means different things to different people. Some even dismiss the relevance of public opinion, choosing...

Date: Sunday November 6, 2016


Canada’s Public Service in the 21st Century – Destination: Excellence

...with business and government leaders, decision-makers, potential public service recruits, students, and managers. The report includes ten recommendations for public service reform that focus on promoting effective organizational cultures, enabling...

Date: Wednesday May 21, 2008


The Shattered Mirror: FAQ

— the coverage of the public institutions, public affairs and communities — need support? If so, how can we ensure it does not lock in privilege and stifle innovation, and...

Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017


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

...part of their service offerings, creating a data-as-a-service revenue opportunity. Snapshot 3 blueRover and Rogers team up to offer IoT-as-a-service Canadian company blueRover enables food safety through their automated temperature...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


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

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 public...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017


Public Policy Forum honours four Western Canadians with Peter Lougheed Awards

Sue Paish will be one of four recipients of the Peter Lougheed Award at PPF’s Annual Western Dinner on Sept. 19 at the downtown Vancouver Marriott. Sue will be joined by three other distinguished recipients of the award. Fellow award recipient Andrew Petter, the president of Simon Fraser University, said he was humbled and pleased about the award. “Public policy is such an important instrument of democracy,” Petter said.

Date: Wednesday September 5, 2018


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 and summarized...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Rethinking the Public Policy Process: A Public Engagement Framework

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 public....

Date: Wednesday April 22, 2009


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

...8 — Ottawa, at the Public Policy Forum, with participants from Atlantic Canada; Friday, Sept. 9 — Ottawa, at the Public Policy Forum, with participants from Saskatchewan and Alberta; Monday,...

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


For inclusive policy, we need inclusive policymaking

jurisdictions worldwide now conduct participatory budgeting: giving the public control over some portion of public funds. When citizens deliberate, hear diverse viewpoints and consider trade-offs and compromises, more inclusive and...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


Governance Matters: How is it working for Canadians?

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 treasurer...

Date: Wednesday October 28, 2015


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