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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


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...pegs the entire Canadian internet, communications and technology industry at $150 billion annually[5]. To compound the issue, using and generating insights from this firehose of data requires highly specialized talent...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...the adverse effects of this amplified connectivity? For a printable PDF version of this report, please click here. INTRODUCTION In a 2014 interview, Stephen Hawking observed that digital technology has...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


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


BUILDING THE FUTURE

...ones that are heavier on technology. We also must expand existing infrastructure to track population growth, especially in urban areas, to address the challenges of climate change and to boost...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016


Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...effectively harness this untapped potential? For a printable .PDF version of this report, click here. Foreword ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation....

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...Observation 1: Disruptive global trends are reshaping our world. One consequence: the status quo is not a strategy for future success, anywhere. Information technology — — digitization — —...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Dr. Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

...well as Facebook, given the possibility that such technology could be used in areas like gaming and virtual reality, Dr. Chau says. “It certainly helps us to move the needle...

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


Governance in the Digital Age

...how technology is (or isn’t) transforming citizens’ lives. It’s how governments draw on the insight of citizens, how they think about and procure technology and how the trends and technologies...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...at using the technology of other countries to upgrade and enhance China’s manufacturing capabilities, bolster innovation and establish the dominance of key technological sectors. The intellectual property (IP) to enable...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Governance in the digital age

...governance. This includes the concepts of “digital government,” “open government” and government’s role in addressing how technology is (or isn’t) transforming citizens’ lives. It’s how governments draw on the insight...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology

...as Facebook, given the possibility that such technology could be used in areas like gaming and virtual reality, Dr. Chau says. “It certainly helps us to move the needle in...

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


Who’s threatening democracy? Tyrants, technology – and us

Are we amusing ourselves to death while darker forces of disinformation undermine our democracy? By Edward Greenspon

Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018


Why Canada needs a digital office

...Bringing tech into the heart of government By Kent Aitken , Prime Ministers Fellow, Public Policy Forum. @kentdaitken Governments are struggling with technology — but there’s hope yet. The...

Date: Friday May 12, 2017


Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 2018


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