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

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Canada’s growth adviser tells PPF gathering he sees a huge opportunity in agri-food and in 2.4-billion more middle class Asians and Africans, but says the country will have to make some difficult decisions in order to fix its infrastructure deficit By Carl Meyer The chair of Canada’s influential growth council painted a picture Wednesday of...

TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

At the PPF’s all-day gathering, Canada’s top business and government leaders give their prescription for prosperity Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bloomberg TV’s Amanda Lang shared a light moment at the PPF Growth Summit, but Morneau also had a serious message about inclusion. Photos by Martin Lipman By Carl Meyer for the Public Policy Forum Develop...

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

At the Canada Growth Summit, business and government leaders identify innovation, investment, infrastructure, immigration — and inclusion—as keys to success. Tom Jenkins sets up the day and later summarizes it for attendees. Tom Jenkins’ closing remarks and summary of the Canada Growth Summit, hosted by the Public Policy Forum in Ottawa on Oct. 12, 2016. Today we...

LINKS | Stories from the Growth Summit

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

More than 30 journalists covered the PPF’s all-day summit. Here’s some of what they had to say:

A House Undivided: Highlights and recommendations

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

Recommendations by Hugh Segal and Michael Kirby Background Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set the Senate of Canada on an independent course, but has not given it a map to chart its journey. That will be up to the Senate to figure out. At the request of Public Policy Forum President and CEO Ed Greenspon, former...

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