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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...

Date: Monday January 14, 2013

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

...have to compete for talent in an ever-expanding employment landscape. The rise of social entrepreneurship, for instance, provides new avenues for making a difference beyond public service. Another factor to...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017

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

...the key perspectives that emerged from the community roundtables: Employment and skilled labour Given the limited job and training opportunities in many communities, there is an opportunity for workforce development and...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Atlantic Dinner and Frank McKenna Awards

The awards, which have been presented since 2013, were recently named in honour of Mr. McKenna, a three-term Premier of New Brunswick, former ambassador to the United States...

Date: Monday December 18, 2017

Ken Neumann

...district’s 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,...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...strategic employment and investment plans related to IoT, including issues of talent and labour mobility, early education programs that emphasize math and science, secondary education programs with a focus on...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Canada Growth Summit 3: Going the Distance

APRIL 12 | TORONTO: Our annual Growth Summit is growing: Register early for the best chance to get a seat at our new Expert's Table small dinners on April 11. You'll be primed for the next day's breakfast session and the main event with Mark Carney, Katie Telford, Dominic Barton, Linda Hasenfratz, John Risley and many other leaders, thinkers and doers.

Date: Saturday February 10, 2018

For inclusive policy, we need inclusive policymaking raise “ethnic minority issues.” Non-visible-minority MPs who represent ridings with diverse populations also increased that likelihood, but not as much. Federal public service employment tracks above “workforce availability” for...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...public 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...

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

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

The internet is transforming the world, but not for everybody

...Employment, Economic development, Health, Social inclusion, Civic engagement, Public safety What is digital inclusion? It’s ensuring that people — especially those in marginalized groups — can benefit from digital technologies in...

Date: Friday October 13, 2017

Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...and capital restrictions, there are opportunities for deeper cooperation. China’s major economic rebalancing strategy emphasizes the development of services sector production and employment, and Canada has the potential to export...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

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