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Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...innovation conference. The theme of the event was “open policy- making in the digital age.” A number of themes emerged during the keynote and panel presentations. The dominant themes are...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Canada strives to position itself as an agri-food powerhouse

...more detailed agri-food recommendations outlined by Barton at Thursday’s breakfast symposium: a major infrastructure investment in ports and cities via the government’s newly formed infrastructure bank, a focus on innovation,...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


The Shattered Mirror: FAQ

...journalism — 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,...

Date: Tuesday June 6, 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


Recording lessons for humanity

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Marie-Odile JunkerProfessor of LinguisticsCarleton University, Ottawa For academics in Canada, endangered Aboriginal languages are a critical topic of study, with dozens or even hundreds considered to...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Judy Fairburn

...Ms. Fairburn is a trailblazer, business leader and champion of Canadian innovation. She is a board director for Tundra Oil & Gas, Veerum Inc. (a digital tech company), Calgary...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...Cabinet Secretaries came together for their second policy innovation conference. The theme of the event was “open policy- making in the digital age.” A number of themes emerged during the...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Rob Annan

...Rob Annan is a respected expert on research and innovation policy and is Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications at Genome Canada. As a PPF Fellow, he has led projects...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...technology and innovation. This is partially inevitable: there’s no dataset about the future. But truisms, mythologies and assumptions occupy an astonishing amount of the airtime in our national dialogue about...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Top business and government leaders gather for PPF Growth Summit and Testimonial Dinner on April 12

...been predicted to outperform many of its G7 counterparts on economic growth in the immediate term,” said Edward Greenspon, President and CEO of the Public Policy Forum. “However, innovation, productivity, competitiveness...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018


Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018


Video: Watch all the panels and speakers at Growth Summit II

...Tom Jenkins on “Ingenius” at Growth Summit II Competitiveness Panel Featuring moderator Giles Gherson, Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science,...

Date: Friday April 28, 2017


Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...noted that some departments do not provide laptops, while others still use floppy disks. Despite pockets of workplace innovation, our research suggests there are many opportunities for improvement across public...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


June 28, 2013: The Canadian Way? The Role of Labour in Canada’s Prosperity

...of innovation and productivity. Over a dinner in Toronto, senior leaders from the labour sector, government, academia and the private sector discussed the role which labour can and should play...

Date: Friday June 28, 2013


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