David A. Wolfe is co-director of the Innovation Policy Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, and principal investigator for the research project Creating Digital Opportunity for Canada, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.


Digital transformation of the Canadian economy

For the past four decades, a relentless wave of innovation in information and communications technologies (ICTs) has washed across the global economy. The embedding of microprocessors and sensors in a growing range of products is …

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The end of carbon-based energy is looming

At the July G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, the conflict between the US and the other participants over support for the Paris climate change accord garnered most of the attention while a broader phenomenon was …

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A digital strategy for Canada

As more aspects of the economy go digital, Canadian businesses face new challenges along with new opportunities. It’s clear that Canada’s economic growth depends on how we seize these opportunities. Our past few federal budgets …

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