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PANEL 4—Build infrastructure for long term, not because it’s ‘shovel-ready’

...Moderator: Drew Fagan, Public Policy Forum Fellow and former Ontario Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Session Recap By Carl Meyer Infrastructure is a big part of the political and business conversation...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Steve Orsini

...Steve Orsini served as Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary of the Treasury Board. Prior to taking on this role in 2011, his Ontario Public Service executive leadership positions...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...Monday, Sept. 19 — Vancouver, at the Radisson, with participants from British Columbia; Wednesday, Sept. 21 — Ottawa, at the Public Policy Forum, with participants from Ontario and Quebec; Monday,...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...the Senate, Mr. Segal served in a variety of political and public service roles, including as Chief of Staff to both Ontario Premier William Davis and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney....

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


PPF names Karen Restoule as its 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow

...of the Robinson-Huron Treaty 1850. She currently serves as the Associate Chair of the Ontario Parole Board within Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario. In 2016, she co-founded Bold...

Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018


Connecting Communities Initiative

...through peer support; Improving coordination between service providers through community tables. This new publication from the Public Policy Forum: the final report of the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social...

Date: Wednesday March 25, 2015


From the barn to the bench

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Bonnie MallardProfessor of Immunogenetics, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph From a young age, Dr. Bonnie Mallard desperately wanted to become a veterinarian, imagining herself making...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Video: Watch all the panels and speakers at Growth Summit II

...Tom Jenkins on “Ingenius” at Growth Summit II Competitiveness Panel Featuring moderator Giles Gherson, Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science,...

Date: Friday April 28, 2017


Laurel Broten

...of Directors, Laurel is focused on transformative strategies that implement evidence-based decision-making to lead the business development agency for the province. As a former Bay street lawyer, Ontario Cabinet Minister,...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Competitiveness: Canada leads in AI, but lags in innovation, skills and capital

...League Inc., agreed, calling only half-jokingly for “kindergarten coders.” The panelists told moderator Giles Gherson, deputy minister at the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth and the Ontario Ministry...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada

Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada makes eight recommendations aiming to strengthen political finance regulations in Canada. It follows a literature review and a roundtable discussion on political financing on October 11, 2017 that was co-convened with Elections Canada. The day was divided into three discussions focused on the following themes: public and private financing, transparency and campaign spending.

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...in concert to maintain a comfortable environment for occupants while optimizing energy utilization, all without human intervention. Snapshot 1 Miovision : Building the Smart City, starting with traffic Kitchener, Ontario-based Miovision is...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


October 2, 2013: Ministry of Community and Social Services employment roundtables–summary report

...In October 2012, the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario published its final report, Brighter Prospects: Transforming Social Assistance in Ontario. Between January and May 2013,...

Date: Wednesday October 2, 2013


Morneau says it’s critical that all Canadians see benefits of economic growth

...in the face of these changes,” he said. Greenspon asked if a guaranteed basic income was on the horizon in the face of major technological disruptions. He noted that Ontario...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


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