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Politicians will be talking a lot about jobs and prosperity as they seek our votes

By David Crane      

Canadians will need to decide who would be best at building a successful economy—and society—for the future. This is critical for good jobs and the wealth creation needed to support the public goods such as education and healthcare that we value. Much is at stake.

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in 2017 test-driving a hydrogen power-celled car with Justice Minister David Lametti on the Hill. One of the biggest weaknesses in the government’s innovation policies is the lack of serious analytical research on the nature of our innovation challenge and how best to address it, writes David Crane. The Hill Times file photograph

TORONTO—As we head into the upcoming federal election, we will hear a great deal from competing politicians on jobs and prosperity as they seek our votes. Canadians will need to decide who would be best at building a successful economy—and society—for the future. This is critical for good jobs and the wealth creation needed to support the public goods such as education and health care that we value. Much is at stake.

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