Canada 2020’s Senior Associate Reva Seth spoke to Dr. Danielle Martin about her new book Better Now: Six Big Ideas To Improve Health Care For All Canadians ahead of her sold out talk at the Telfer School of Business in Ottawa on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.
Canada 2020’s Senior Associate Don Lenihan is holding a cross-country consultation to identify and examine innovative initiatives where federal, provincial, or territorial governments are successfully leveraging Open Data through Open Dialogue to achieve Open Government’s goals.
Over the past 12 months, we’ve expanded the dialogue around progressive politics in Canada, brought thousands of progressive thinkers together, and we’ve produced original research around innovation. See some of our favorite moments from all these events and initiative in this highlight video: Don’t have time for the video? Take a look at this impressive […]
Canada 2020’s November conference was a public discourse around innovation in Canada, what it means and where our country needs to go [View the story “Highlights from Canada 2020’s Third Annual Conference” on Storify]
Financial Technology (known as fintech) investments are growing rapidly in Canada, with OMERS Ventures reporting that 100 fintech start-ups in Canada have collectively raised more than $1 billion in funding since 2010. As part of our research for the Canada 2020 innovation project, we held a roundtable discussion in Toronto with representatives from big banks, non-governmental organizations, fintech startups, venture capital companies and government.
Heraldo Muñoz, Chile’s Foreign Minister, recently stated at a Canada 2020 event that “The challenge for foreign policymakers is how to skillfully combine principles and national interests in the best way possible for addressing the complex challenges of this turbulent world.” Read more of that speech here.
Next week, Canada 2020 is co-hosting the Canadian Open Dialogue Forum in Ottawa – a conference that will see hundreds of policy, business and thought leaders come together to talk about how to make our policy process more open, accessible and transparent. Here, Don Lenihan answers some basic questions about open government, open dialogue and how it’s transforming the way policy gets made.
There are lots of budget reaction pieces you can read, but we wanted to point out the ways Growing the Middle Class will affect Canada not just tomorrow — but 5, 10, even 20 years from now. Here’s the 7 ways the new federal budgets takes the long-view for Canada…