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

...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 requires...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Workplace Innovation in Canada’s Public Service: How Collaborative Approaches, Dynamic Workspaces, and Enabling Technology Can Deliver Greater Value to Canadians

...must focus on driving efficiencies and delivering value. The Public Policy Forum believes that it is essential to build and foster a culture of innovation in the workplace in order...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011


How Atlantic Canada businesses keep their foreign workers

Whether they wear steel-toed boots or ballet slippers, workers from abroad are in high demand in Atlantic Canada. As Kelly Toughill found, successful companies have learned that keeping recruits happy requires more than a paycheque

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018


Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online

The rise of harmful speech online is a threat to Canada’s democracy. This report outlines how governments and digital platform companies can better address hate and harassment, including the creation of a Moderation Standards Council.

Date: Thursday November 8, 2018


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...public sector to carefully consider and design partnerships to minimize risk and maximize the benefit for all partners and users. Culture matters, and cannot be underestimated. By their nature, each...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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

...position in negotiations, mergers, acquisitions and bidding wars. Second, states that may have weak research and development cultures seek the valuable IP of Canadian firms. Finally, states seek information from...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


About Canada’s Innovation Stars

...inspire Canadians to be entrepreneurial, and foster an active culture of innovation. Each year, up to six winners are selected through a process managed by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation....

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Allan Clarke

...range of issues, including Indigenous languages and culture, cultural industries, business development and financing, intellectual property and international trade. Allan is Anishinaabe with family roots on the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018


Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018


One-on-One: Navdeep Bains and John Manley on innovation

VIDEO: Diversity, talent, immigration and picking winners are all keys to a better innovation culture in Canada, minister says Notable quotes Talent “should be our number one focus.”Bains called it...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


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

...and Communities between July 2009 and November 2012 and as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri Food Canada from March 2007 to June 2009. Mrs. Baltacıoğlu graduated from Carleton University’s...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017


World’s top social media thinkers to discuss threats to democracy – and solutions – at PPF public event on Wednesday, April 4

On April 4, the Public Policy Forum and the University of British Columbia School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, in partnership with the National Arts Centre, are hosting a discussion with some of the world’s leading experts on social media, including Jonathan Albright, Ben Scott, Julia Angwin, David Carroll, Sue Gardner, and Taylor Owen.

Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018


Mind the Gaps: Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage in Canada

In our study of 20 small and mid-sized Canadian communities, the number and depth of newspaper articles about civic affairs declined sharply between 2008 and 2017, leaving citizens less informed about their democratic institutions.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018


Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


For inclusive policy, we need inclusive policymaking

...Studies suggest that women would also set a more secure social safety net. Our biases also stem from culture. Canada is much more individualistic than the countries from which most...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


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