If we can’t do better, we will not be able to afford the Canada we want
So despite Industry Canada claims of success, much more heavy lifting—and much bolder thinking—is needed. Modest gains will not be enough. As a country, we should follow the words of Virgil in The Aeneid, written in the first-century BC: Audentis Fortuna invat (Fortune favours the bold).
It's time to be bold: Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne, many of the government’s innovation initiatives have not been new initiatives but additional funding for existing programs, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade