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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 that...

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 wanted...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Governance in the Digital Age

The digital transformation that governments are seeking and citizens are expecting is more than just 'a challenge,' says PPF's Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow Kent Aitken in this new report. After conducting almost 300 interviews over the course of a year, he concludes that governments are currently not set up for the complexities of the digital age and suggests four areas that they need to fundamentally change.

Date: Wednesday September 26, 2018


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

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

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...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 their...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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

...for Chinese goods. This includes the “One Belt, One Road” that will enhance interconnectivity in Asia. Further, the “Indigenous Innovation” and “Made in China 2025” strategies are aimed at using...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Recording lessons for humanity

the world that is badly needed in this time of ecological catastrophe,” Junker adds. “They are lessons for humanity. To learn more about the Governor General’s Innovation Awards, visit innovation.gg.ca....

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Judy Fairburn

and digital sectors. She also co-founded COSIA (Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance) and co-founded Evok Innovations – a unique cleantech / digital partnership and fund between entrepreneurs and industry. Ms....

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Canada strives to position itself as an agri-food powerhouse

...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, an...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...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 keynote...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Rob Annan

convened discussions around research and innovation strategy. During seven years at Mitacs, Dr. Annan helped build a Canadian success story in the development and delivery of policy-driven innovation programs. He...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


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

...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 and...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018


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

...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 services....

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


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

...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, and...

Date: Friday April 28, 2017


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