Liberals have become overnight converts on innovation but Canada has been underinvesting in its future for too long

How do we do respond successfully at a time of rapid technological change, intense global competition, the need to transition to a low-carbon economy, an aging world community, and a world that could add close to another two billion people over the next 40 years? If we want a successful society, we have to deal with these issues through innovation.

Much is riding on a new 14-member Advisory Council on Economic Growth, which has been charged by Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured left with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with charting a new innovation agenda. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By DAVID CRANE

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 30, 2016 12:00 AM

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