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Keeping up with the Speed of Disruption

Back by popular demand, the Public Policy Forum’s professional development seminar series Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption is being offered for a third time. This series of learning modules, designed for current and prospective government executives, provides a deep dive into the common threads of information security, privacy, ethics, regulatory implications and sustainability.

Date: Monday October 22, 2018


Canada’s economic future depends on critical choices in the face of disruption

...the face of widescale technological disruption: Closed nationalism, featuring increased inequality, social strife and job-destroying disruption; Supportive disruption, characterized by robust economic growth, rapid wealth accumulation and increased social supports...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption – Presentations

...– Open Engagement Span Nureva: Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption_Spring 2018 (Excel – preferred format) Keeping Up With the Speed of Disruption_Spring 2018 (PDF- zoom in to view)...

Date: Friday April 27, 2018


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...Asia Concluding observation — — It’s all about stronger and more inclusive growth in the new global normal. In this changing world — — an era of disruption and uncertainty...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Morneau says it’s critical that all Canadians see benefits of economic growth

In the face of massive tech-fuelled disruption, the finance minister tells PPF’s Edward Greenspon he’d prefer to offer Canadians new opportunities and education than a basic income. By Lee-Anne Goodman...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...regular re-skilling of employees and the continued importance of social security. Is this disruption happening at an unprecedented rate? Does it matter if it is? The disruption of industries means...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Who’s threatening democracy? Tyrants, technology – and us

Are we amusing ourselves to death while darker forces of disinformation undermine our democracy? By Edward Greenspon

Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018


Four strategies governments can adopt to manage change in the digital age

In 2017, the Public Policy Forum dedicated its annual Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship to the idea of governance in the digital age. The goal was to explore and explain how the world is changing and how governments are responding. Kent Aitken won that Fellowship and wrote a report that practitioners can use as a resource as they contemplate the pressures of change on governance systems. Governance in the Digital Age is the result of a year of research, surveys and interviews with about 300 government practitioners and stakeholders in Canada and around the world.

Date: Monday October 1, 2018


Public Policy Forum and TD Bank Group announce multi-year Future of Work strategic partnership

During the April 12 Testimonial Dinner, TD Bank Group's Norie Campbell announced a three-year initiative with PPF to advance a pan-Canadian policy dialogue on the changing nature of work.

Date: Tuesday April 17, 2018


Our Research

...age of disruption The changing nature of work Indigenous growth and governance How we choose our projects We determine our research agenda. Some arise from ongoing dialogue with our members...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...and anonymity in a hyper-networked world; and Digitally driven or enabled trends on society and economy: industry disruption, precarious employment, communication trends, education, public discourse. This will include many of...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...domains, such as health care, where disruption of health monitoring or machine-to-machine communication can translate into physical danger. Security compromise in other contexts, like vehicles, water treatment plants or utilities...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


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

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation on digital and social platforms. 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

...sector accountability, values and anonymity in a hyper-networked world; and Digitally driven or enabled trends on society and economy: industry disruption, precarious employment, communication trends, education, public discourse. This will...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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