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Are we, or aren’t we? Innovators, that is. Depending on who you ask or where you look, you’ll get a different answer.
Those who say, “No, Canada is not a nation of innovators,” will point to our ranking among our peers – for example, Canada’s current 16th-place standing in the World Economic Forum’s global innovation rankings or our 22nd-place finish when it comes to private-sector innovation capacity.
So which is it? Are we innovative, or aren’t we?