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

...we sought to hear from unheard and under-represented voices: read on for what they had to say. A snapshot from the First Nations exhibition at the Royal British Columbia museum in...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Roundtable series on Enhancing First Nations Access to Capital

...  ·       Modernize the federal-First Nations fiscal relationship ·       Improve First Nation governance processes and capabilities ·       Invest in First Nations’ education and training ·       Foster and support regional cooperation...

Date: Tuesday December 23, 2014

Levelling the Playing Field: For First Nations and Financial Empowerment

...A new background paper from the Public Policy Forum, Levelling the Playing Field: For First Nations and Financial Empowerment provides views from diverse Canadian leaders about opportunities and challenges facing First Nations, Metis...

Date: Thursday May 7, 2015

PPF’s Emerging Leader Award recognizes Indigenous advocate Caitlin Tolley

Filled with a burning desire to create positive change for her community, Caitlin Tolley has used her voice at home and on the global stage as an advocate for Indigenous people. On April 12, the Public Policy Forum will recognize her work with the Emerging Leader Award at its Annual Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto.

Date: Wednesday February 7, 2018

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world the auto sector. Innovation was recognized as the Holy Grail of economic growth and one that all nations aspire to. Canada in particular needs to pick up its game...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

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

...Justice and former High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Fearless and determined, the Honourable Louise Arbour has served Canada — and the world — as a lawyer, law professor,...

Date: Monday April 17, 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

Allan Clarke

...legislative initiatives, including the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and the First Nations Commercial and Industrial Development Act. During his career he has had policy and programme responsibility across a...

Date: Friday February 16, 2018


...low end of the OECD Canada’s infrastructure stock is held in public hands to a greater extent than some competitor nations that have done more to balance public and...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

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

Peter Dinsdale

...Science and Native Studies and a Master of Arts – Interdisciplinary Humanities in 1997 from Laurentian University. He previously was the Chief Executive Officer for the Assembly of First Nations,...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Legitimacy in Government: A Path to Reconciliation

...2017, PPF is partnering with the First Nations University of Canada and the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy to engage young Indigenous people in a conversation about legitimacy in...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018

Building Leaders: Early Childhood Development in Indigenous Communities

...In the summer of 2014, Canada’s Public Policy Forum launched a national initiative to improve ECD in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities. Building Leaders: Early Childhood Development in Indigenous Communities involved...

Date: Tuesday July 14, 2015

Ten Tough Jobs 2010

...Maritimes, Fisheries and Oceans Assistant Deputy Minister, Consular Services and Emergency Management, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations & Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada Assistant Deputy...

Date: Tuesday October 19, 2010

Canada and the OECD: 50 years of converging interests

...2010 marked the beginning of the 50th anniversary celebrations for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Canada was among the first nations to join the OECD, indeed, the very...

Date: Monday December 5, 2011

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