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.
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Dan Breznitz is the Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and co-director of the Innovation Policy Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. He is the author of several award-winning books on innovation and growth.
The Government of Canada and NSERC, The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, have invested $4 Million over 4 years into a local ground-breaking research project based out of Queen's University.
Patrick Deane is president and vice-chancellor of McMaster University. Meric Gertler is president of the University of Toronto. Feridun Hamdullahpur is president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo.
Like many new Canadian citizens, I came here for an opportunity, but fell in love with the extraordinarily generous, open and diverse nation that is Canada.
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One month after Queen’s University physicist Art McDonald won a Nobel Prize, the landmark neutrino experiment he headed up near Sudbury, Ont., has claimed a share of the world’s most lucrative science award.
They didn’t see it coming. Yellow cabs were everywhere, the global symbol of urban life and transit. It was an industry that just worked. And then Uber.
It started when I was an undergrad in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Ottawa. I had just turned 18 and was still living at home. At first, I didn’t understand what was happening to me.
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.