This matters because it is through the new ideas that drive innovation that we advance.
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne. Canada is doing a poor job of converting new ideas into innovation, yet it is through the ownership of those ideas and innovations, in patents and other forms of intellectual property or intangibles, by Canadian companies, that 21st century value will be created for Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—You might say that we are making progress of sorts in figuring out where our future jobs and wealth will come from in the post-pandemic world.
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Justice Canada has more recently been using ‘they’ as a singular gender-neutral pronoun on a piecemeal basis, but the gendered nature of the French language requires study, with a review currently underway.
In its first budget in more than two years, Ottawa is also allocating $11-million to help tackle anti-Asian racism in the wake of a pandemic year that has seen a ‘disturbing trend’ of reported incidents.