Canada is doing some things that make little sense, but cost a lot of money. Maybe it’s enough to call ourselves a global superstar without doing the work to become one. Yet without better innovation results we will not provide the good jobs we seek or generate the wealth to support the kind of society we seek.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured June 17, 2019, with his chief of staff Katie Telford, centre, and Kate Purchase, left, the PM's director of communications. The Trudeau government likes to portray Canada as a world leader in innovation. But where do we actually stand? Locating a country’s ranking in innovation is no easy task, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—The Trudeau government likes to portray Canada as a world leader in innovation. But where do we actually stand? Locating a country’s ranking in innovation is no easy task.
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