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Superclusters move toward first projects as Bains says innovation program ‘kicking into high gear’

By Jolson Lim      

One expert says it will be years before the public could reasonably say how successful the Liberals' flagship superclusters program will be.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pictured at a March 2018 event promoting investment in the Canadian economy and innovation at the University of Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Canada’s five “superclusters” will spend 2019 getting their not-for-profit entities set up and rolling out their first projects meant to boost sector-wide productivity and collaboration under the Liberal government’s cornerstone innovation program.

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