technological innovation

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How leaving people alone makes us rich

Every year in Canadian and U.S. grocery stores, 20,000 new products are tried out.

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Despite decades of government subsidies, Canadian innovation has waned

Canada dropped to 17th among developed countries for innovation performance.

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Government-sponsored venture capital initiatives tend to underperform compared to initiatives funded by the private sector.

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Technological change, especially the proliferation of streaming video on the Internet, is seriously challenging the viability of Canada’s decades-old regulatory model.

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Regulations are difficult to remove once implemented, as they create groups in society with vested interests in preserving regulations

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Today, with the comfort and leisure of modern open markets, we can scarcely imagine the back-breaking work of yore.