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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

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

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 the 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

Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...well as a mindset of continual improvement. But Canada does not have a strong culture of innovation. We lack the intensity of the U.S. and China. We also do a...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...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 likely sit out...

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

Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...positive changes in Calgary to build better communities, keep Calgarians moving, and transform government to reinforce a culture of constant citizen-focused improvement. His measured reaction to crisis — always on...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017

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