The Ford government plans to invest $100 million of taxpayer money in technology companies.
Despite economic, climate and health models often being wildly inaccurate and unreliable, they are increasingly relied upon for policymaking.
Government decisions can also result in inefficiencies or mistakes.
Central planners lack the knowledge and incentives to respond to consumer wants and needs.
If lots of people are reading newspapers, advertisers would have noticed by now.
The Chretien Liberals gutted business subsidies and focused much more on getting the fundamentals right.