2015 has been an uneven year for Canadian innovation. Undeniably, much of the news has been negative. As reported both here at the DEEP Centre and elsewhere, Canada continues to lag behind other comparable countries in a number of key … Read More.
The intellectual property (IP) provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership continue to generate significant debate. Rather than discussing the agreement itself (my previous thoughts can be found here), in this post I will focus more broadly on Canada’s position in the … Read More.
Rankings of top innovators should necessarily be taken with a grain of salt. They privilege scale as opposed to disruption and given the lack of standardized methodology, they’re hardly comparable. That said it’s worth pondering why Canada can’t seem to … Read More.
Earlier this month the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) released its long-awaited equity crowdfunding rules for Ontario firms. As per Multilateral Instrument 45-108, if approved by the Province, the new rules will come into effect January 25, 2016. As noted in this document, … Read More.