We need a different kind of growth agenda
One that targets young companies with growth potential, not companies just because they are small. The cost to the federal treasury from the small business tax cut will do far less for Canada’s growth potential than if the same money was being used to build up our young companies with growth potential. This is Canada’s loss.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured on Feb. 19, 2019, arriving for a cabinet meeting in the West Block. With much fanfare last June, Mr. Bains launched national consultations on policies to help Canada succeed in the digital transformation of society and the economy. The consultations were closed last October, but since then there has been silence, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade