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From the classroom to the boardroom

...ingredients. “Until then I had no idea what I wanted to do in life. I, like most students, was completely lost. This was an area of science I finally fit...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

David Brown: From the classroom to the boardroom

...of science I finally fit into.” “The only way that I know to become more innovative or creative is through becoming more knowledgeable. And that’s actually very easy to do,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Four strategies governments can adopt to manage change in the digital age

In 2017, the Public Policy Forum dedicated its annual Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship to the idea of governance in the digital age. The goal was to explore and explain how the world is changing and how governments are responding. Kent Aitken won that Fellowship and wrote a report that practitioners can use as a resource as they contemplate the pressures of change on governance systems. Governance in the Digital Age is the result of a year of research, surveys and interviews with about 300 government practitioners and stakeholders in Canada and around the world.

Date: Monday October 1, 2018

Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

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

Christiane Fox the Privy Council Office. Prior to her arrival at the PCO, she had spent 10 years at Industry Canada, now Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. She worked in...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018

Jonathan Perron-Clow

...He has also been a reporter for a variety of community newspapers in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. A graduate of the MA in Political Science program at Carleton University and...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...harness this untapped potential? Download the report Foreword ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation. This 36-month programme (September 2014 — September 2016)...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

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

...Research, Innovation and Science, that the skills gap is just one of several problems posing risks to Canadian competitiveness. Canadian businesses continue to drag their heels in terms of technological...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

Andrew Molson

...studying law at Laval University in Quebec City. He also holds a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University and a masters of science in corporate governance and ethics from...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Top business and government leaders gather for PPF Growth Summit and Testimonial Dinner on April 12

...and federal Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains during the summit. Mr. Morneau will speak on inclusive growth while Mr. Bains will provide an update on the government’s...

Date: Monday April 9, 2018

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

...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, and...

Date: Friday April 28, 2017

Peter Dinsdale

Peter Dinsdale has worked and volunteered for service delivery and political advocacy organizations on a local, regional and national level. Mr. Dinsdale obtained a Bachelor of Arts – Political Science...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Laurel Broten

...of Science degree from McMaster University, followed by a juris doctorate from the University of Western Ontario. Upon graduation, Laurel was selected as a law clerk to Madam Justice Claire...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

The Limits of Regulation

...don’t want to turn Elections Canada into Politics Canada.   Tom Flanagan is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Calgary and a former campaign manager for conservative...

Date: Friday March 16, 2018

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