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The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 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

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...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 that is in...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...the adverse effects of this amplified connectivity? Download the report INTRODUCTION In a 2014 interview, Stephen Hawking observed that digital technology has ushered in a new era in human history....

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


...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? 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...

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

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

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

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

Tom Chau: Bringing voice to the voiceless with technology 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

Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation. Never before has the digital news sphere been so fragmented, and social media tools on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet are part of this offensive. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 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

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