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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...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...rethink of public service competencies. In the U.S. case, the President himself has closed the deal for top technology talent, as part of a push to create centres of expertise...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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


Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...to full commercialization, remains limited. For instance, the need for rigorous testing in some sectors, such as medical technology, can make scaling businesses fairly cost-intensive. Without the growth capital they...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016


Judy Fairburn

...Economic Development, Sustainable Development Technology Canada and the Public Policy Forum. She is also on the “Resources of the Future” Economic Strategy Table for the Canadian federal government, the Creative...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...agricultural IP and know-how and high-tech. Like Australia, we have seen China move along the supply chain. China has transitioned from seeking natural resources to advanced technology. Another example is...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


From the barn to the bench

...animals better. Today, she’s a veterinary researcher who makes better animals. Mallard, an immunogeneticist at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, has developed High Immune Response (HIR) technology that...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Bonnie Mallard: From the barn to the bench

...has developed High Immune Response (HIR) technology that man- ages livestock health through genetic identification. The patented technology is licensed by a Canadian company called Semex Alliance, which markets the...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Ilse Treurnicht

...modernizing procurement and regulations, liberating data, and developing new funding models.    Ilse joined MaRS in 2005 from her role as CEO of Primaxis Technology Ventures, a seed-stage venture fund.  She has...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


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

...multiple obligations. Technology can serve as a means to greater flexibility and productivity; however, public services are usually slow to adopt new tools. In our Edmonton and Halifax roundtables, participants...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 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


PPF announces 2018 Peter Lougheed Award honourees

The Peter Lougheed Award for Leadership in Public Policy will be presented to four exemplary Western leaders being recognized for their extraordinary leadership and contribution to public policy and public discourse. The honourees will be celebrated at PPF’s Annual Western Dinner in Vancouver on Sept. 19.

Date: Monday June 4, 2018


Elizabeth Dubois

...of the University of Oxford’s Internet Institute, Elizabeth works to understand how technology may be leveraged to increase democratic accountability and engagement. Collaborating with non-profit organizations, technology companies, journalists and...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018


A formula for turning ideas into products

...other 2017 GG Innovation Award winners. Santerre commercialized his technology through U of T spin-out Interface Biologics Inc. (IBI), which he co-founded in 2001 and where today he serves as...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Audra Reyni: Putting an invisible disability on the map

...disability” through technology, market incentives and rapid training. Her goal is to break the stigma that prevents hearing- impaired people, especially children, from reaching their full potential. Renyi, 35, began...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


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