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Canada's 2018 Innovation Policy Report Card
February 28, 2018 - Daniel Schwanen and Rosalie Wyonch

This E-Brief introduces a new innovation policy report card, comparing key policy indicators affecting innovation performance across 14 countries, focusing on the implications for Canada.

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Risk and Readiness: The Impact of Automation on Provincial Labour Markets
January 16, 2018 - Rosalie Wyonch

Some provinces, with more economic diversification or a concentration of workers in areas that are not very susceptible to automation, appear to be better situated for technological change than...

Innovation Policy in Canada: A Holistic Approach
December 14, 2017 - Daniel Schwanen

Canada’s mediocre innovation performance calls for a broader policy approach, according to a new report from the C. D. Howe Institute. In “Innovation Policy in Canada: A Holistic Approach,” author...

Future Shock? The Impact of Automation on Canada's Labour Market
March 16, 2017 - Rosalie Wyonch and Matthias Oschinski

Automation poses no doomsday scenario for jobs in Canada, suggests a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Future Shock? The Impact of Automation on Canada’s Labour Market,” authors...

A Blueprint for Going Green: The Best Policy Mix for Promoting Low-Emissions Technology
July 19, 2016 - David Popp

Canadian governments need an affordable blueprint to drive their green tech goals, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “A Blueprint for Going Green: The Best Policy Mix for...

Mushrooms and Yeast: The Implications of Technological Progress for Canada’s Economic Growth
September 2, 2015 - Peter Howitt

Economic growth from technological innovation tends to spring up in unpredictable places, creating winners and losers, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Mushrooms and Yeast:...

Anthony Niblett - Machines to the Rescue in Cutting Red Tape
Intelligence Memos
From: Anthony Niblett To: Regulators and the Regulated across Canada Date: April 10, 2018 Re: Machines to the Rescue in Cutting Red Tape Government regulation of individual and business activity is...
Konrad von Finckenstein - Fighting Internet Piracy: A Workable Plan Emerges
Intelligence Memos
From: Konrad von Finckenstein To: the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and the Minister of Canadian Heritage Date: February 23, 2018 Re: Fighting Internet Piracy: A Workable...
Rosalie Wyonch - There Are People Who Still Don’t Pump Their Gas?
Intelligence Memos
To: Canada’s Regulators From: Rosalie Wyonch Date: January 12, 2018 Re: There Are People Who Still Don’t Pump Their Gas? Yes, there are people that, by law, may not pump their own gas. But as of...
Le choc du futur? Les répercussions de l'automatisation sur le marché du travail au Canada
Research
L'automatisation ne pose pas de scénario de fin du monde pour les emplois au Canada,  suggère un nouveau rapport de l’Institut C.D. Howe. Dans « Le choc du futur? Les répercussions de l'...

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