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

...organizations 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...

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

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...the 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,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

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

...The Canadian government should invest in a robust Chinese studies program at the secondary and post-secondary levels. In many cases Canada’s Chinese culture and language programs are being managed by...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

About Canada’s Innovation Stars

...innovation, 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...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Allan Clarke

...wide 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...

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

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

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...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

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

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

...populations. 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...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...Foster a Culture of Knowledge Sharing Across Sectors 2. Invest in Developing a Workforce for the Digital Age 3. Stay Competitive by Embracing a Disruptive Future 4. Prepare for the...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

...brightest from around the world. We heard from the Governor General that we can enhance our culture by establishing recognition of innovation through the GG Innovation Awards and by teaching...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

...could spread halfway around the world and cripple a city like Toronto.” He also couldn’t help notice that his native country lacked the culture of innovation and risk-taking he had...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

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