Organisation

Public Policy Forum

Acronym
PPF
Description

The Public Policy Forum builds bridges among diverse participants in the policy-making process and gives them a platform to examine issues, offer new perspectives and feed fresh ideas into policy discussions.

Items authored

Report

28 Nov 2018

This two-part report, released during Canada’s Financial Literacy Month, is the culmination of a PPF project that sought to identify ways to improve the financial literacy of millennials. Millennials are now one quarter of the Canadian population and the most important consumer segment in Canada....

Report

25 Sep 2018

This study of 20 small and mid-sized Canadian communities, the number and depth of newspaper articles about civic affairs declined sharply between 2008 and 2017, leaving citizens less informed about their democratic institutions.

Report

30 Jan 2017

This report looks at the state of a much weaker news media in Canada, severely disrupted by the digital age.

Items published

Policy report

A 'Canada Next: 12 ways to get ahead of disruption' report
22 Jan 2019

This report argues that the Canadian public sector should expand its interchange program with the private sector in order to diversify its employees’ networks and skill sets and, in so doing, help the public service face employment challenges and disruptive technologies.

Policy report

A 'Canada Next: 12 ways to get ahead of disruption' report
21 Jan 2019

Canada’s labour market will not have the skilled workers it needs unless it changes the way it trains workers today, argues this report. The country needs to change its approach to education, training and skills development in order to close the skills gap.

Policy report

A 'Canada Next: 12 ways to get ahead of disruption' report
18 Jan 2019

This paper argues that a Canada Clean Power Fund could knit together a national grid to create a competitive advantage in the low-carbon future.

Policy report

A 'Canada Next: 12 ways to get ahead of disruption' report
17 Jan 2019

This paper argues that innovative policy, new technology, faster adaptation and ways to build public support are all needed to manage climate-change risks, which will be critically important to Canada for decades to come.

Policy report

A 'Canada Next: 12 ways to get ahead of disruption' report
16 Jan 2019

This paper argues that, in the face of rapid labour market changes, Canada should consider introducing a portable benefits sytem.

Items authored

3

Items published/produced

17

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