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AUDIO | Edward Greenspon talks China with Danielle Smith

can’t ignore it: China is already our second-biggest trading partner, it has the world’s second-largest economy, and it’s growing even faster than the United States’ economy. And Canada needs to...

Date: Thursday July 6, 2017


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...A lack of education opportunities, combined with poor digital infrastructure, means that many Canadians don’t have an equal opportunity to pursue specialized skills and contribute fully to the economy and...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...the local economy and affordable, effective alternatives for residents with special transportation and health care needs. The third case study illustrated an example in which a Vancouver social enterprise launched...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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


Maclean’s Op-ed: How Canada can work on trade with China—without angering America

PPF's Edward Greenspon and the Vice-Chair of the BMO Financial Group Kevin Lynch share their opinion on Canada-China trade in this Maclean's op-ed. They discuss how the Canadian government must diversify its economy, and China is the obvious target. But that there are risks with such a partnership.

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...unemployment; inequality; social stability 5. Failure of governance: national, international *World Economic Forum, Jan, 2017 Observation 3: The global economy is finally showing signs of increased strength, matched with increased...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Canada’s Airports: Advancing our Prosperity and Trade Agenda

As a geographically large nation where one in five jobs are related to exports, the Canadian economy depends upon the safe and efficient movement of merchandise and people, both domestically...

Date: Wednesday January 28, 2015


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...and slowly became independent organizations that supplement the work of the local government through a sustainable business model that provides high- quality jobs in the local economy and affordable, effective...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...Immigration It’s clear — Canada needs immigrants badly if it’s truly to grow its economy. Low-skilled temporary foreign workers are needed desperately in the agri-food sector as it attempts to...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


Canada and the OECD: 50 years of converging interests

...committed to democracy and the market economy in order to provide an open forum and source of expertise to support economic growth and enhanced co-operation. For 50 years Canada has...

Date: Monday December 5, 2011


Canada’s China puzzle: We need a national discussion

...Trump adds a layer of erraticism. Contrast this with China, the second-largest economy in the world and growing at three times the pace of the United States. Canada has long-standing...

Date: Thursday June 29, 2017


Top business and government leaders gather for PPF Growth Summit and Testimonial Dinner on April 12

...its third annual Canada Growth Summit to debate issues around AI, the future of work, infrastructure, the economy and how to enhance growth and prosperity for Canadians. “Canada has been...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018


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

...said. “You don’t have to be a geek programmer, but you need to know a little bit about tech to participate in the digital economy.” “At the end of the...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


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

...emerge as a result of pervasive technological disruption. Canada is at a critical period in its history and must make big decisions on how to grow its economy while confronting...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


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


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