Here’s a link to my latest article for the Ottawa Citizen, in which I examine a new research report that shows just how far behind Canada is in terms of productivity and innovation.
In order to get Ontario moving again, Doug Ford will need more than platitudes. My thoughts on how the new PC government can kickstart meaningful economic growth in Ontario, for Maclean’s. Just follow this link.
The following article appeared in the Ottawa Business Journal’s online and print editions on June 4, 2018. Access the full version here. Splintered Ottawa chambers need one strong voice Last September, I wrote a piece for this newspaper in which I suggested
The Ontario leaders’ debate last night was quite a spectacle, and probably didn’t do much to convince most voters that our province has been blessed with a field of great candidates for the office of premier. Here are some
Here’s a link to an online panel I participated in for the Ottawa Citizen in response to the recent Ontario leaders’ debate. Here’s a snippet: “Doug Ford had trouble finding his voice for most of this debate, but he hit
The following article appeared online and in the print edition of the Ottawa Citizen on Friday, May 4, 2018, under the title “Why spend at all on Canada’s summer jobs grants?”. The average Canadian might be forgiven for thinking that the
The following article appeared online and in print with the Ottawa Citizen on February 19, 2018. Here’s the link, if you’re interested. The article was also syndicated in the Montreal Gazette, here. Government-planned ‘superclusters’ are mostly hot air The announcement
This article appeared online with Maclean’s on February 16, 2018. It is a critique of the government’s approach to innovation, and thus an extension of my TEDx talk from last summer. Here’s the link to the original piece. Canada
In my latest piece on LinkedIn, I examine to what extent Canada has been affected by the process of disruptive innovation, and why our country’s inability to innovate is bad for business.
New research suggests that aspiring entrepreneurs might want to think twice before attending another one of those inspirational seminars or conferences. In my latest LinkedIn blog post, I question how much value is being created by the so-called “entrepreneurship industry”,