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

...four other teams in Canada, you know. And one of them is actually a real hockey team. Go Flames Go! Alika Lafontaine Collaborative Team Lead, Indigenous Health Alliance The recipient...

Date: Monday April 17, 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


...1996 — meaning that infrastructure must assist with changing service requirements for health care and education. • The steady influence of technology. Technology is changing lifestyles and transforming the way...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...major settings.[7] 1. Human: devices attached to or inside the human body (e.g, wearables, Fitbits, health monitoring) 2. Home: home controllers (e.g., smart temperature control), security 3. Retail: self-checkouts, in-store...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

...2003 following specialty training in infectious diseases and public health, Dr. Kamran Khan found himself in the middle of the SARS outbreak. He was struck by “how quickly a virus...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

Independent and Accountable: Modernizing the Role of Agents of Parliament and Legislatures

In this report, the Public Policy Forum (PPF) analyzes the current and evolving role of agents at the federal and provincial levels to provide recommendations on how oversight and guidance in the administration of policies can be improved while maintaining their autonomy within Canada’s Westminster system.

Date: Thursday April 26, 2018

Jonathan Perron-Clow

...Previously, Jonathan consulted with a number of organizations including the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres and the Foundation for the Study of Processes of Government in Canada on projects...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Charlie Carter

...and policies work for their beneficiaries and ensure that engagement is meaningful. His professional journey has included coordinating health education projects for refugees in Uganda, managing small businesses, conducting public...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

March 3, 2014: Subsequent Entry Biologics in Canada: the case for multi-sector collaboration (final report)

...manufactured, prescribed, and tracked long-term. Greater clarity will help increase the confidence of health practitioners and patients that these innovative drugs are both safe and effective. This report summarizes the...

Date: Monday March 3, 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

From the barn to the bench ages livestock health through genetic identification. The patented technology is licensed by a Canadian company called Semex Alliance, which markets the enhanced bovine semen under the trade name Immunity+....

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Bonnie Mallard: From the barn to the bench

...has developed High Immune Response (HIR) technology that man- ages livestock health through genetic identification. The patented technology is licensed by a Canadian company called Semex Alliance, which markets the...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Paul Santerre: A formula for turning ideas into products

...develop an on-campus incubator called the Health Innovation Hub that teaches health science and biomedical engineering grads and early-career scientists the fundamentals of starting innovation companies. With the help of...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Feb. 20, 2014: Schizophrenia in Canada: The social and economic case for a collaborative model of care

...on schizophrenia is straining our country’s healthcare, social services and criminal justice systems. Through a more coordinated, multi-sector approach, it may be possible to enhance care, improve health outcomes and...

Date: Wednesday February 19, 2014

Atlantic Summit on Healthcare and Drug Cost Sustainability

...costs and enhancing health access in the Atlantic region. Hosted in partnership with the Government of PEI’s Department of Health and Wellness and the governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, New...

Date: Friday January 9, 2015

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