Our innovation and productivity challenge is much greater than the federal budget’s claim
It is about building an intangible-rich economy centered in Canadian-controlled businesses that earn the rewards of intangible investments for Canada through exports and wealth creation, as well as good jobs.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured on Dec. 13, 2021, arriving at a press conference with Governor of the Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem. But does Freeland or anyone at Finance Canada, know how you would determine whether Canada was a world leader in innovation, research, and development, or what it would take to get there? The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade