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Policy Briefing: Biotechnology and Life Sciences
Canada must spend more on science and innovation, argues NDP science critic Kennedy Stewart. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Investing in innovation: getting to three per cent of GDP

Boosting Canada’s research investments will require unprecedented collaboration across different levels of government and from all sectors of the economy.
The House Ag Committee will try to squeeze in a study on GM animals despite a cross-Canada tour tied to its look at the next agricultural policy framework, says the committee chair.
Opinion|Navdeep Bains
Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science and economic development, says Liberals seek to establish 'optimal conditions' to foster innovation, support investment, trade, and economic growth.
The CHEO case could clear the way for Canadian hospitals to work with patented genes without permission from the patent holder, say intellectual property lawyers.
We need to accelerate to ensure Canada maintains a leadership position in biotechnology and life sciences.
Advocates press for support from Ottawa to help the domestic biotech industry grow.

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