Canada’s R&D tax breaks can’t replace strategic innovation policy

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DAN BREZNITZ AND DAVID WOLFE Contributed to The Globe and Mail, Sep 14, 2015

All of us who have experienced the joys of parenthood have passed through the adolescent years, when our children refuse to accept advice. Most teenagers pass through this stage and go back to being able to learn. Sadly, when it comes to innovation policy, both Ottawa and the leaders of our main political parties have never outgrown their adolescent phase.