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

...We spoke with 80 millennials from coast to coast to learn about their perceptions of public service careers in Canada. Read on to find out what they had to say....

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


...also noted that greater connectivity may remain the key to ensuring the long-term sustainability of public services, especially in high-cost sectors such as health care where fax machines stubbornly remain...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...the Senate in 2006. He is a former president of the Institute for Research on Public Policy and has also held senior political and public service positions, including Secretary to...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...joining Amazon, highlighted the imperative for a rethink of public service competencies. In the U.S. case, the President himself has closed the deal for top technology talent, as part of...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017

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

Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...Public views about China around the world reveal common strands of ambivalence, anxiety and opportunity, but are volatile as the emerging superpower’s global presence and influence grow. By Paul...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

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

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

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Workplace Innovation in Canada’s Public Service: How Collaborative Approaches, Dynamic Workspaces, and Enabling Technology Can Deliver Greater Value to Canadians

...Governments are facing mounting pressure to improve service delivery and accountability to citizens under increasing fiscal restraints and an aging workforce. To thrive in this complex environment, public sector...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011

March 11, 2014: Flat, Flexible and Forward-Thinking: Public Service Next

...The public sector faces an increasingly complex and rapidly changing landscape that requires greater creativity and responsiveness. As governments contend with unprecedented challenges, a high-performing public service becomes critical...

Date: Tuesday March 11, 2014

Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...has in the past, for example, supported legal and judicial reforms to help China improve trial procedures and train judges, investigate public service corruption and strengthen due process. There is...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

PPF welcomes budget measures that support Canadian journalism

...a local mandate for The Canadian Press OBJECTIVE Create a professional, open-source news service to supplement waning local and regional coverage of civic-function news with trustworthy news from an organization...

Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018

Innovation in government: Conversations with Canada’s public service leaders

...We engaged nearly 100 public leaders in one-on-one conversations about the challenges facing Canada’s public service, the measures being undertaken to innovate, and the obstacles to change. We interviewed...

Date: Thursday May 19, 2011

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...government-owned utilities and other public bodies from using foreign services when personal information could be accessed from or stored outside of Canada. For privacy advocates, these laws have helped secure...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017

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