Canada can learn a lot from Israel’s innovation strategy

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Barrie McKenna contributed to the Globe and Mail, Mar 7, 2016

Israel might not seem like an obvious model for Canada – for anything. It’s a small unitary state with few natural resources and locked in perpetual conflict with its Arab neighbours.

But the country is also a global leader in putting innovation and entrepreneurship at the core of its economic strategy. And on that score, Canada has much to learn from a country dubbed the Startup Nation.