Search Results for: Atlantic Canada

Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation. Never before has the digital news sphere been so fragmented, and social media tools on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet are part of this offensive. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018

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. “Barcelona … measures the dampness of the soil in its parks, and automatically dispatches watering teams to beds that dry out....

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

The Canada-China Relationship very important to Canada (11%), or one of the most important (45%) relationships. Another 39% say it is important but not more than our relationship with other countries. A...

Date: Saturday December 9, 2017

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

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

...roundtable with the Consultation Forum on China in 2017. Her paper highlights three national security considerations Canada must take before establishing a free trade agreement with China, including: The rise...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018

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

PPF and Action Canada introduce the 2018-2019 Fellows

...The Public Policy Forum and Action Canada are proud to announce the 2018-2019 Action Canada Fellows. Over the course of the year, the 16 Fellows will have a...

Date: Friday June 8, 2018

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

Conference Recap: PPF Atlantic Summit

The summit, which attracted hundreds from around Atlantic Canada, kicked off PPF’s three-year policy research project on Atlantic revitalization, with a special focus on newcomer retention.

Date: Wednesday March 28, 2018

Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...Sept. 8 — Ottawa, at the Public Policy Forum, with participants from Atlantic Canada; Friday, Sept. 9 — Ottawa, at the Public Policy Forum, with participants from Saskatchewan and Alberta;...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Immigrants aren’t job killers, they’re job creators — and they want to come to Canada

...The Canada brand has never been hotter, but the immigration question brings with it complexities ranging from language obstacles and the provision of sufficient housing, to ensuring we’re equipping...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

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