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David Johnston on innovation culture

...VIDEO: Share our success stories, adopt experiential learning and be inclusive, says Governor General “We lack a culture of innovation in Canada”Johnston first drew a distinction between pockets of...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


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

...culture shapes the public service experience. Drawn to opportunities for social impact, many students and young professionals choose to join public services but often encounter complacent attitudes and hierarchical barriers...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


How Canada can create a culture of innovation

...week’s Public Policy Forum Growth Summit in Ottawa agreed that Canada lacks a culture of innovation, and that it’s seriously hampering our economic growth. Marty Reed, President and CEO of...

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016


Internet giants should support local news, culture, Melanie Joly says

Internet giants like Facebook and Google should play a direct role in investing in “trusted local journalism” and Canadian culture, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly said

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018


PANEL 2—Canada’s emerging innovators face funding, talent and culture gaps

...Evok InnovationsIlse Treurnicht, Chief Executive Officer, MaRS Discovery District Moderator: Janet Bannister, General Partner, Real Ventures Session Recap By Carl Meyer Canada must confront gaps in talent, funding, culture and...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


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

...challenges with on-reserve housing. During the afternoon, participants worked in small groups to sort the existing gaps under one of eight categories: 1. Employment/skilled labour; 2. Funding; 3. Culture and...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018


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


PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018


TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...David Johnston brought his enthusiasm and encouragement for Canadian innovation to the summit. Promote a culture of innovation Canada needs to foster a culture of innovation that celebrates — even...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


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


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...feedback. These responsive organizations have created a culture of expectation for Canadians, and if citizens have an unsatisfying experience with government engagement processes, this has an impact on trust: they’ll...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Independent and Accountable: Modernizing the Role of Agents of Parliament and Legislatures

In this report, the Public Policy Forum (PPF) analyzes the current and evolving role of agents at the federal and provincial levels to provide recommendations on how oversight and guidance in the administration of policies can be improved while maintaining their autonomy within Canada’s Westminster system.

Date: Thursday April 26, 2018


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...real-time integration of that feedback. These responsive organizations have created a culture of expectation for Canadians, and if citizens have an unsatisfying experience with government engagement processes, this has an...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Competitiveness: Canada leads in AI, but lags in innovation, skills and capital

...of the benefit of technological change and innovation” across the economy that way, Sabia said. Businesses need urgently to cultivate a culture of innovation within their organizations, he said. “It...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


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