Canada’s innovation challenge: keeping next billion-dollar club at home
Canadians are behind a significant number of new startup companies with billion-dollar valuations. The problem? The Canadians no longer live in Canada, having moved to the U.S. to find their business success.
Navdeep Bains’ innovation agenda may be a centrepiece of the government’s economic strategy, but success will ultimately be defined by the ability to create business, legal, and finance policies that entice the next generation of billion-dollar companies to stay at home.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright