Canada’s trying to become a true nation of innovation
We urgently need serious and well-researched analysis of innovation and other big issues facing Canada. This is why we need an independent economic council which can undertake serious analysis, which an advisory body can’t.
So what to do? The fundamental problem is that we lack the analysis that would let us do better. Finance Minster Chrystia Freeland, in her mandate letter from the prime minister, is instructed to establish a permanent Council of Economic Advisers to 'provide the government with independent advice and policy options on long-term economic growth,' writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade