Government-sponsored venture capital initiatives tend to underperform compared to initiatives funded by the private sector.
Ottawa’s so-called infrastructure spending plan includes $77 million to develop regulations for driverless cars and unmanned air vehicles.
By 2019/20, Canada’s debt-to-GDP ratio is forecasted to be 31.5 per cent.
The federal budget reveals the wish lists of government departments.
The federal government is not properly measuring the effectiveness of 90 per cent of its spending on innovation and skills training.