Last week, my DEEP Centre colleague Dan Herman and I attended the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) conference on the economics of innovation in Toronto. The conference brought together a number of key thinkers, such as Mariana Mazzucato, Richard … Read More.
Last week the Government of Canada released its long-awaited Digital Canada 150 strategy. According to the press release, the strategy “represents a comprehensive approach to ensuring Canada can take full advantage of the opportunities of the digital age.” While I’ll … Read More.
Much has been made about the decline of the manufacturing sector across OECD countries, and Canada is no exception. Since the 1970s manufacturing’s total share of employment in Canada has dropped precipitously. Other countries, such as the United States and … Read More.