Will Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s 2017 budget be the innovation budget? That’s far from clear. Innovation and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains has launched his own innovation agenda project and may want to save some big ideas for his own report. Now, Morneau’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth has just issued a new set of proposals to boost innovation, but they need more work. Even so, there’s much that could be done in the 2017 budget.