Innovation experts and business groups are stepping up calls for the federal government to fix a “weak and out of balance” innovation ecosystem. Canada continues to lag other countries in innovation performance and productivity, according to international indexes.
Topic: R&D spending
Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada, in a detailed response to growing criticisms, defends the federal government’s innovation performance, policies and programs.
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance, after driving improved environmental performance in the industry, expands its innovation opportunities to global collaboration.
A Statistics Canada report on foreign firms operating in Canada points to both crisis and opportunity for the country’s innovation ecosystem.