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Universities play a crucial role in Canada’s competitiveness

By Ted Sargent      

There is no better time for Canadian scholars to think globally, and no better time for the government to support their efforts.

Partnerships frequently bring together a critical mass of people with complementary expertise; they allow an interdisciplinary approach and give access to wider sets of data. This is true in fields as diverse as urban policy, biodiversity, regenerative medicine, clean energy and artificial intelligence, writes Ted Sargent. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay

TORONTO—Talent and innovation—and therefore universities—play a crucial role in Canada’s competitiveness.

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