The COVID-19 pandemic’s short- and long-term impacts on Canadian innovation will be “mixed,” with new opportunities but also negative consequences, academic experts told a webinar presented by the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.
Person: David Wolfe
The Ontario government spends approximately $5 billion a year on business support programs, many of which don’t stand up to cost-benefit analysis, according to Jamison Steeve and Sean Speer in a new paper published by Ontario 360, a public policy research group housed at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.
As the discourse around scaleups intensifies, the way we use the term is growing more ambiguous. What do we really mean when we talk about scaleups?
Adam Froman, founder and CEO of Delvinia, has formed an independent, ad hoc horizontal review of government programs for business.
Coordination, alignment key to cluster growth
By David Wolfe
Over the past 30 years, Canada’s approach to innovation policy has suffered from a number of chronic shortcomings. We have been obsessed with the crafting of new strategies at the expense of persevering in the implementation of existing ones.