Carin Holroyd is an associate professor of political studies at the University of Saskatchewan and holds degrees from universities around the world, including Sophia University in Japan. She is currently studying national innovation systems and the role of government in the development of environmental technologies, including a project on the environmental technology policies of the Government of Japan.

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Don't forget about Japan

Like many Western countries, Canada has been paying a lot less attention to Japan in recent years as it diverts its attention to China. Japan's poor GDP growth, its revolving door of prime ministers and …

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The jobs debate we need

Over the past two years, Canadians have engaged in a national debate about skills, training, job vacancies, and the mismatch between post-secondary education and careers for young workers. This conversation has produced more noise than …

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