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The Canadian Federal Budget 2017 was released last week to much interest from business and industry analysts. There was significant speculation surrounding the budget to see what direction Prime Minister Trudeau will be taking.
Earlier today, the federal government unveiled its second Budget under Prime Minister Trudeau. With a specific focus on supporting skills development and bolstering Canada’s innovation strengths, there was much inside for Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship communities.
Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York, with the support of the York Region Agricultural Advisory Liaison Group, is developing an agriculture and agri-food strategy to provide direction for the long-term growth of the agricultural and food production sector in York Region.
A year ago, the federal government made some bold commitments to an Innovation Agenda with much fanfare. Of note was a future commitment of $800 million to support innovation networks and clusters, along with other measures to help high-potential firms become the next superstars.
It was in March of last year that Minister of Science, Innovation and Economic Development Navdeep Bains publicly announced the government’s commitment to startups.