Canada needs to pick up the pace when it comes to fostering innovation, research and development
When Canadian taxpayers finance the development of new intellectual property, the question is whether there is any organized strategy to first seek a potential Canadian company to exploit the new knowledge.
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne pictured speaking with reporters in West Block in Ottawa on Feb. 5, 2020. The latest data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ranks Canada 18th among the advanced economies when it comes to productivity performance, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade