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Community media can play a pivotal role in Canada’s disrupted news environment

...submission to our consultations. The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) and the Fédération des télévisions communautaires autonomes du Québec (la Fédération) believe community media have a...

Date: Monday April 3, 2017

The Shattered Mirror: FAQ

...The Public Policy Forum report looks at the state of a much weaker news media in a very different environment, severely disrupted by the digital age. For an overview...

Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017

Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...publicly available, are the principal focus here. Impressions gathered by elected officials based on correspondence, lobbying and conversation. Expressions in media of multiple kinds. Personal and anecdotal accounts based on...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...Canadians are active Internet users and approximately 58 percent of the population, or 21 million people, use social media. [2] More than just a social activity, Canadians are also engaging...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017

Party Financing in Canada: Perpetually New Challenges

...electorate in a charged social media environment benefits and costs of more detailed disclosure of donor identities and faster online posting of donations by all actors Several noted the increased...

Date: Friday March 16, 2018


Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...shared through that platform and deliver on promises. Recognize that the immediacy of social media and digital tools can be at odds with the context of the greater policy development...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

The Shattered Mirror: News, Democracy and Trust in the Digital Age

...much weaker news media in Canada, severely disrupted by the digital age.  It is the first major study of the state of the news media in since milestone reports by...

Date: Thursday January 26, 2017

PPF welcomes budget measures that support Canadian journalism

...this is a complex area of policy-making given the vital role an independent media plays in our democracy and the financial pressures on fulfilling that role. Much more needs to...

Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...largely erroneous accusations of spending abuses by certain Senators that dominated the political media from 2012–16 and; third, the Senate reference case brought by a Harper government intent on unilaterally...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

World’s Top Business Thinker Roger Martin to Warn of Efficiency’s Effects on Democratic Capitalism

...Carleton University  News media are welcome to cover the event. Please contact us to register. -30- ABOUT THE PPF The Public Policy Forum works with all levels of government and...

Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017

Taylor Owen

...Taylor Owen is Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia, a Senior Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School and the founder and...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

Open policy-making in a digital age: Summary report

The concept of ‘open policy making’ represents a shift away from traditional policy-making toward a process that is accessible and transparent to more Canadians, and which incorporates their voices and insights. How is this different in the digital age?

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

PPF Team

...Our management and staff have diverse backgrounds and a wealth of expertise in government, business, politics, media and policy. We are experts in specific subjects, but also generalists who...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Keeping Up with the Speed of Disruption: Session 1

The Public Policy Forum is offering a professional development opportunity for public service executives to better understand disruptive technologies and the way they are challenging policy and governance...

Date: Friday January 5, 2018

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