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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

Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation. Never before has the digital news sphere been so fragmented, and social media tools on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet are part of this offensive. 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


...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

Canada’s Innovation Stars: Meet the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award laureates

The innovation stars are out and shining over Canada as the Governor General’s Innovation Awards are handed out to six laureates and teams for 2018.

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018

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

Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a major multi-country goods-only negotiation ongoing among the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan, Korea and China. Unlike FTAs, which aim to...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

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

...efficient and sustainable First Nations, doubled its land base, and increased employment. Since 2013, PPF has presented awards to distinguished Atlantic Canadians who have built bridges between sectors, contributed to...

Date: Monday March 19, 2018

International approaches to infrastructure governance: experiences from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia

...Canada is confronted with significant infrastructure challenges and gaps. To understand how like-minded nations are managing similar challenges, the Public Policy Forum undertook a review of approaches to infrastructure...

Date: Friday October 10, 2014

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

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...

Date: Tuesday July 14, 2015

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

André Beaulieu

...on the buy side and strategy for large technology companies. Previously, André has worked with the Privy Council Office of the Government of Canada and the United Nations Conference on...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Toward Food Security in Canada’s North

...Canada’s Territories and Provinces, as well as in other northern nations with similar food insecurity issues – illustrate that there is no single best approach to solving food insecurity. Addressing...

Date: Thursday November 5, 2015

Canada strives to position itself as an agri-food powerhouse

...Netherlands, all nations that have had big successes in growing their food exports. Gordon Bacon, CEO of Pulse Canada, sounded an optimistic note about the future of the agri-food sector...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

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