Ontario supporting laid-off auto workers in Windsor
Action centre provides employment services and training to those who lost their jobs
Quebec, Cree leaders sign development study deal
Multi-million dollar feasibility study will look into developing the James Bay territory.
Italy to join China’s Belt and Road initiative over US worry
Italy’s signature would be considered a major legitimation of the project that envisions overland and maritime routes connecting China with Europe.
Former CanniMed CEO launches new pot company, but won’t be growing weed
Zyus Life Sciences Inc. will buy cannabis from licensed producers and focus on extraction and development.
Canada’s G7 goal on development: luring private capital to poor nations
Female empowerment will also be at the centre of the development discussions.
Five innovation ‘superclusters’ to share $950M in government cash
They aim to encourage academia, not-for-profits and companies to work together on strategies to boost high-growth sectors.
Harper unveils infrastructure fund for provinces, cities, small communities
The $14B New Building Canada Fund will be available starting this spring.
China needs new economic strategy
Researchers say China needs a new economic strategy after 30 years of rapid growth and must reduce the dominance of state companies and promote free markets to achieve its goal of becoming a high-income society.
Wanted: Innovation with payback
Several studies and reports rank Canada’s innovation indicators and the general diagnosis is that we are good at some things but doing only middling or very poorly in many other important areas,
Oil sands: a global sustainable energy leader?
A Deloitte report declares Canada is poised to do for global hydrocarbon-based energy development what Germany has done for the renewable energy research and development and manufacturing sectors.