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PANEL 3—Established companies must ‘disrupt ourselves’ to be innovative and stay ahead

...billion in the last five years — and that has put “tremendous pressure on the business.” The energy industry is also being globally disrupted, said Lorraine Mitchelmore, former president of...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...systems, energy grids and other critical infrastructure have grown in frequency and severity: · In March 2016, the U.S. Justice Department indicted seven hackers tied to Iran with executing a...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


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

...community renewable energy investments, such as wind or solar projects. Participants identified that resource revenue-sharing and impact-benefit agreements for a sale, development and extraction of natural resources from Indigenous lands...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


Peter Watson

...Peter Watson served as Deputy Minister of Alberta Executive Council; Deputy Minister of Energy and Deputy Minister of Environment; and held several senior management positions in the Environment Department....

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...— adapting slowly Energy 1.5 — a revolution in demand + supply Demographics 2.0 — aging is affecting everything Climate change 2.5 — is a game changer Globalization 3.0 —...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


PPF Welcomes Five New Fellows

...history in federal-provincial relations and climate and energy policy. · Erin Freeland Ballantyne, Dean of Land Based Education, Research and Innovation, and Founder, Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning. She brings...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018


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


Serge Dupont

...Canada (NRCan), overseeing federal responsibilities for energy, mining, forestry and earth sciences and leading a 4000-employee, science-based organization. In this capacity, he chaired the deputy minister committee coordinating the development...

Date: Friday November 10, 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


Judy Fairburn

...Destruction Lab – Rockies, and the Global Advisory Council for Emerald Technology Ventures, a Swiss-based industrial technology fund. Ms. Fairburn has over 30 years of experience in the energy sector...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...next 50 years, we’ll only be using sustainable energy. Q: What do you miss most about your home country? As I have moved from Norway to Canada, I miss my...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017


David Brown: From the classroom to the boardroom

...medical devices. The substance is traditionally extracted in a heavily polluting process from shellfish; Mycodev instead uses fungal fermentation, a safe, green and reliable process that consumes very little energy...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


PPF Chair Invested in the Order of Canada

...elsewhere. Actively involved in governance, she brings her energy and know-how to numerous educational, charitable and business organizations. ABOUT THE PPF The Public Policy Forum works with all levels of...

Date: Friday November 17, 2017


PPF names Karen Restoule as its 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow

...in September 2016 and has supported a number of PPF projects, including Your Energy Future. About the fellowship: Announced in 2012 at PPF’s 25th Testimonial Dinner, the Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship brings prominent Canadian...

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018


The Canada-China Relationship

...combines the experience of our Chairman Bruce Anderson, one of Canada’s leading research executives for two decades, with the energy, creativity and research expertise of CEO David Coletto, PhD....

Date: Saturday December 9, 2017


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