In their recent Policy Options article “A New Era for Innovation Intermediaries in Canada,” Mark Robbins and Jeffrey Crelinsten hint at a challenge that seems clear...Read More What about a policy for innovation and entrepreneurship?
Policy-makers have developed a range of tools for enhancing Canadian innovation, from research funding programs to talent development to business innovation support. A major...Read More A new era for innovation intermediaries in Canada
In an effort to bring innovations to its immigration and refugee system, Canada has begun using automated decision-making to help make determinations about people’s...Read More Governments’ use of AI in immigration and refugee system needs oversight
Internet free speech is not typically an issue associated with trade agreements, but a somewhat overlooked provision in the newly minted US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)...Read More Why the USMCA will enhance online free speech in Canada
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled several cabinet positions in July, including the fisheries portfolio. Jonathan Wilkinson, MP for North Vancouver, BC, is now the...Read More Will new fisheries minister respect salmon science?
Lorsque les libéraux fédéraux ont pris le pouvoir en 2015, ils ont convenu de prioriser l’élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes. Michael...Read More Le besoin de nouvelles données pour la nouvelle économie
In April, the federal government sent a request for information to industry to determine where artificial intelligence (AI) could be used in the immigration...Read More Responsibly deploying AI in the immigration process
Financial technology, or fintech, is one of the world’s fastest growing economic sectors. According to Deloitte’s 2016 review of the world’s fintech hubs, US$17.4...Read More Helping Canadian fintech reach its full potential
The so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us, altering the way Canadians live and work. As we look at how the future of jobs...Read More Challenging the pro-technology narrative
The Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (Ethics committee) released its interim report on the “breach of personal information involving...Read More Protecting our information in the age of data-driven politics