Policy Commentary

Investing in a resilient Canadian workforce

Communication and sharing of data and expectations between employers, new graduates and postsecondary institutions will support a resilient workforce, a...

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How to revive Canada's economy and communities: PPF proposal

A 14-day quarantine for entrants to Canada has been effective in controlling and reducing the spread of the virus, the...

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Recovery can address inequities revealed by pandemic: GATE

Canada’s economic rebuilding should put equity for all Canadians at the centre, says a new joint report from the Institute...

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Support for research, innovation and talent will rebuild a better Canada: PPF Report

Canada must improve competitiveness and productivity and ensure the gains of economic growth are fairly distributed as part of its...

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Universities can meet the skills demand in the automotive industry

The automotive industry will increasingly need a mix of skills including technological, engineering and mathematic skills which go beyond the...

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Skills of humanities, social science grads in demand: PPF

Humanities and social science programs develop skills that are increasingly valued by employers, a new study from the Public Policy...

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Co-op learning accelerates university grads' careers: C.D. Howe

University students who participated in a co-op program saw higher salaries and a better match between their field of study...

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Rapid transit is fundamental to prosperity: IMFG study

Authors Matti Siemiatycki, associate professor in geography at the University of Toronto, and Drew Fagan, professor of public policy at...

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University IP transfer, business collaboration benefit Ontario: OCC

“The most cost-effective way to unleash Ontario’s economic potential is to invest in ecosystems of talent, trade, infrastructure and innovation,”...

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Different strategies needed to address over-skilled and under-skilled workers, C.D. Howe report says

A new C.D. Howe study analyzing PIAAC results argues governments, business and individuals should seize the tools available to narrow...

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