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Rebooting the Economy: What is the role of government in the transforming economy?

...Rebooting the Economy: What is the role of government in the transforming economy?  brought together expert stakeholders to gain a deeper sense of the overall state of the Canadian...

Date: Thursday September 24, 2009


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


Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 2018


Canada-China Session 1: Setting the stage, public opinion trends, approaches to trade

Recap of the first meeting of PPF's Canada-China Forum includes presentations on public opinion by Bruce Anderson of Abacus Data and sectoral trade by Wendy Dobson of University of Toronto

Date: Tuesday July 25, 2017


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...spend more than $500-billion and as much as $750-billion over the next 10 years on infrastructure. “Infrastructure. It’s what binds an economy together. The systems that make an economy work....

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Employment Challenges for Youth in a Changing Economy

...As the Canadian economy wrestles with the effects of global financial downturn, employment prospects are on the minds of Canadians everywhere. In particular, youth unemployment rates have reached far...

Date: Monday January 14, 2013


Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...risks get worse with a FTA, or are they the same? We also can’t generalize about risks to the Canadian economy — it is not homogenous. For example, the IP...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


The Canada-China Relationship

...“when China invests in Canada, Canadian sovereignty is put at risk” while 47% say “Chinese investment is good for Canada’s economy and the risks are minimal”.   The Canada-China relationship...

Date: Saturday December 9, 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


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


Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...The nature of the Chinese economy including its close links with the Communist Party, corruption, the absence of Western-style corporate organization and governance, the dominant role of state-owned enterprises, their...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...make congested and polluted cities livable; convert its economy from export-led to consumer-based; build trust in its food and banking systems; and provide social and health security to aging parents...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...one-day session explored the topic through a mix of keynote and panel presentations drawing on perspectives from all sectors of the economy — public, private, NGO and academia — from...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


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

...output.[18] While this is a risk for the Chinese economy, there are risks that these giant SOEs could distort global markets through their inefficiencies, hurting the potential for growth worldwide...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


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