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Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.
Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018
The conference focused on healing, culturally competent care and the social determinants of health. Read the conference summary and watch video of the sessions.
Date: Friday October 6, 2017
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
PANEL 1 — Canada’s unique chance for growth: Attract return-hungry global investors to badly needed…
...get the policies right, including the robust inclusion of Indigenous peoples, attendees at the Public Policy Forum’s Growth Summit heard. Canada faces an infrastructure crunch, needing big new projects to...
Date: Monday October 17, 2016
...that the government is dragging its heels on dispersing much of the $8.4 billion it promised Indigenous communities in its federal budget. Bellegarde said “I believe the Liberal government listened”...
Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016
Indigenous leader Max FineDay had some strong words for a group of senior Canadian public servants: "If you are not in service to Indigenous people, it might be time for you to retire," the Executive Director of Canadian Roots Exchange told the group in a video message.
Date: Wednesday July 25, 2018
PPF’s reconciliation series didn’t answer all the questions about reconciliation but offered context and impetus to act. By: Jocelyn Formsma
Date: Friday August 3, 2018
PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.
Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018
...and success. Given the legacy of colonialism in Canada, access to culturally relevant ECD programs can play a key role in bridging gaps in life-chances between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children....
Date: Tuesday July 14, 2015
...and approaches to economic development. Through extensive interviews with leaders from the public, private, and not-for-profit sector, and with indigenous representatives, the Forum examined 11 case studies from Canada, the...
Date: Friday May 9, 2014
...realities. The focus was on identifying Indigenous voices that are often unheard and under-represented and then using a process during the roundtables to enable bottom-up, community-based solutions, as participants shared...
Date: Monday February 27, 2017
...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
...nation-to-nation relationships and reconciling treaty relationships. “Karen is an advocate and connector within an emerging generation of Indigenous leadership intent on resolving the unfinished business of the past and getting...
Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018
...institutions, the assertion of Indigenous rights and heightened activism by NGOs pose challenges for natural resource development across the country. The difficulties experienced over recent pipeline projects demonstrate how the...
Date: Sunday November 6, 2016
...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