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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

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 beyond...

Date: Monday January 14, 2013

October 2, 2013: Ministry of Community and Social Services employment roundtables–summary report

...Ministry of Community and Social Services held six roundtable meetings in Toronto with stakeholders and clients from across the social assistance and disability communities to hear their perspectives on employment...

Date: Wednesday October 2, 2013

Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...all generational cohorts.[5] While highly educated, millennials face potential risks of underemployment as older workers delay retirement and new technologies reduce labour demand across sectors. Nevertheless, public services still have...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

PPF’s new Atlantic newsletter tracks immigration and employment

Atlantic Canada faces profound demographic changes that challenge its future prosperity and economic sustainability. With a new email newsletter, the Public Policy Forum will keep you up to date on our three-year research project on immigrant retention and labour market revitalization in the region and share other timely research and articles.

Date: Thursday December 13, 2018

Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...with on-reserve housing. During the afternoon, participants worked in small groups to sort the existing gaps under one of eight categories: 1. Employment/skilled labour; 2. Funding; 3. Culture and spirituality;...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

What the Saskatchewan Roughriders Can Teach Canadian Journalism

Many different approaches to support journalism, locally and beyond, have emerged in recent years in the wake of the sharp decline of traditional industry players. Public policy will play a crucial role in shaping the rules for ownership innovation and protected space for Canadian journalism.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018

Connecting Communities Initiative

...service providers within Ontario’s employment training system on three key tasks: Getting employers more engaged in the employment process; Providing new forms of personal guidance for social-assistance clients through peer...

Date: Wednesday March 25, 2015

May 6, 2014: Client Discussions on Ontario Social Assistance Reform–Report

...of 2013, the Public Policy Forum conducted a series of half-day discussion sessions with clients on behalf of the Ministry—particularly regarding employment. These sessions were held in 10 cities across...

Date: Tuesday May 6, 2014

PPF conference in Fredericton focuses on immigration; Atlantic Dinner features first Frank McKenna Awards

...Research Professor in sociology at Memorial University and previously led commissions on employment and economic recovery. He is the author of seven books and his next looks at premiers and...

Date: Monday March 19, 2018

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

Migrants find jobs, prosperity — if they stay in region

Immigrants who stay in Atlantic Canada have higher employment levels, higher wages and face less discrimination than immigrants to other parts of Canada, yet the region struggles to attract newcomers and has the lowest retention rates in Canada.

Date: Wednesday May 2, 2018

Ken Neumann

...focus on political action. Neumann is currently co-chair of the Canadian Steel Trades and Employment Congress, president of the Steelworkers Humanity Fund, president of the Steelworker Trusteed Benefit Plan, secretary...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

The internet is transforming the world, but not for everybody

...access and skills to benefit from digital technologies in their lives. ACCESS: Availability, Affordability, Inclusive design, Public access. ADOPTION: Uptake and relevance, Digital literacy, Safety and privacy. APPLICATION: Education, Employment,...

Date: Friday October 13, 2017

Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...employment services, respectively — and the barriers they faced in building these enterprises. Facilitated Session — Collaboration: What can be done together? In the final conference session, six panelists —...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

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