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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


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


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


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


Governance in the Digital Age

...environmental monitoring, social programming, public health), we accept far less rigour when talking about governance, technology and innovation. This is partially inevitable: there’s no dataset about the future. But truisms,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


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


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


DOMINIC BARTON | Canada has a historic opportunity to thrive, but faces hard choices

...report. Barton said the council has been looking at four themes — infrastructure and capital, competitiveness and markets, labour markets and innovation — and has tried to come up with...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


Dr. Xiangguo Qiu & Dr. Gary Kobinger: Against all odds, they discovered a treatment for Ebola

...This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees ©Trina Racine Roadblocks are common here and there...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Building Sustainable Value: A Canada-US Energy Roundtable

...transform North America into a global leader in energy innovation. On December 1, 2014, the Public Policy Forum convened a Canada-US energy roundtable in Washington, D.C. to explore global trends...

Date: Friday December 19, 2014


MUN research team: How collaboration solved the deadly ‘Newfoundland Curse’

...This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees It’s often said that teamwork is important to innovation,...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


PPF Members

...Arts Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Canada Foundation for Innovation Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Canada Revenue Agency Canada School of Public Service Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canadian Heritage...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Canada Growth Summit: The key recommendations

...investment.• Promote Canada’s national brand to attract capital and increase trade. Cultivating a Robust Innovation Ecosystem KEY RECOMMENDATIONS• Scale businesses by ensuring access to funding throughout all stages of development.•...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016


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