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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

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

...the federal government’s Future Leaders Network of Nova Scotia and the regional chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada recently created Policy Hack 2.0, a public administration case...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


...productivity. Infrastructure investment priorities recommend themselves: They must account for economic and social change and provide the springboard for future growth. The definition of infrastructure is broadening, along with everything...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada influence the future of First Nations housing in Canada. The challenge is to work beyond generations of damaged relationships that lack trust and contain significant power imbalances, to bring...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...a country) to nurture, educate and inspire its future generations of students who will become future lawyers, doctors, economists, activists, scientists and entrepreneurs. Tessellate Tessellate Inc.’s business model is focused...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work become, over time, a body without party representation in its ranks. The vetting process for future members of the House of Lords is, again, both similar and dissimilar to...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

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

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...Foster a Culture of Knowledge Sharing Across Sectors 2. Invest in Developing a Workforce for the Digital Age 3. Stay Competitive by Embracing a Disruptive Future 4. Prepare for the...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy

...government, academia, think tanks or related organizations. The person we are seeking will oversee PPF’s policy research and engagement activities by building on PPF’s existing work and seeking opportunities to...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018

Friends in Low (Carbon) Places – Task Force 1 Final Report

This report seeks the path forward for Canada’s energy future. We examine what a low-carbon future means for R&I communities and their economic well-being, and identify strategies and policies that will put R&I communities on a path to resilient and clean economies.

Date: Thursday March 8, 2018

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

Canada’s economic future depends on critical choices in the face of disruption

...are going to determine our economic future, and therefore our capacity for compassion and our capacity to become the country we aspire to be,” he said. So is Canada ready...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...keynote and panel presentations. The dominant themes are explored in this discussion paper. Rather than conclusions, each theme posits questions to guide the future work of the broader community devoted...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Governance in the Digital Age

...environmental monitoring, social programming, public health), we accept far less rigour when talking about governance, technology and innovation. This is partially inevitable: there’s no dataset about the future. But truisms,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...represent an important development for security and privacy champions seeking to better secure Canadian data. However, project participants suggested that governments should seek to work closely with the private sector...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017

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