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
OTTAWA—From the moment the Liberal government took office last fall, it left no doubt that innovation was going to be a top priority.
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