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...Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth in Canada What are the gaps in Canada’s infrastructure plans? Canada is an infrastructure laggard in a world where these investments matter more and more....

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 2018

PPF Members

...Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. Canadian Media Producers Association Canadian Medical Association Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges Ontario Co-operative...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Canada-China Session 1: Setting the stage, public opinion trends, approaches to trade

Recap of the first meeting of PPF's Canada-China Forum includes presentations on public opinion by Bruce Anderson of Abacus Data and sectoral trade by Wendy Dobson of University of Toronto

Date: Tuesday July 25, 2017

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...information, TransAtlantic connections and significantly advanced collaboration between Canada and Europe. In Canada alone, the project: • produced a comprehensive report of STI policy, at the federal and provincial levels; ...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

CONDITION CHRONIC: How Improving Workplace Wellness Helps Canadians and the Economy

Canada must do more to both reduce the incidence of chronic disease and to appropriately accommodate those already living with chronic disease. While governments, employers and advocacy organizations have good intentions and are undertaking helpful initiatives, the challenge is immense and it requires a well-informed, broad, integrated response.

Date: Friday September 29, 2017

Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...most countries, Canada is not immune to declining global growth, especially as a resource nation that depends heavily on market demand. After the recent drop in commodity prices, investment has...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...six when Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949). While we recognize that the original allocations of seats is open to attack in terms of Atlantic Canada’s representation and that considerable discussion...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...seeks security of supply where Canada seeks security of demand for energy and natural resources as well as food. China’s growing policy emphasis on clean energy, conservation and renewables are...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...highly specialized talent that’s in short supply in Canada. For a printable .PDF version of this report, click here. “Barcelona … measures the dampness of the soil in its parks, and automatically...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...versus human rights. Canada is in its historical comfort zone when reaching south to the United States or across the Atlantic to Europe. Our Pacific window to Asia has engendered...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...of Quebec and Atlantic provinces and those who follow news about Asia are also more supportive of Canada entering into a free trade agreement with China.” A team at UBC...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...While Canadians have openly embraced a new era of digital and technological innovation, the advent of the Internet has ushered in threats formerly unimaginable. Is Canada equipped to handle...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017

Revitalizing Atlantic Canada: immigration and the labour market

...What attracts immigrants to Atlantic Canada? Why do newcomers stay? And what can we learn from local successes (and failures) in order to shape a positive future for all...

Date: Monday March 12, 2018

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