Justin Trudeau’s summer homework: easing Canada’s brain drain
Keeping Canadian talent here at home to develop and grow our economy is a key element in the Southern Ontario Supercluster proposal which is focused on microelectronics. We’re thrilled to see that our priorities align with Canada’s leadership and are committed to growing Canada’s IP strategy and a globally competitive tech talent pool.The prime minister’s itinerary shows he’s committed to ensuring Canadian talent stays at home Click To Tweet
“The prime minister’s itinerary shows he’s committed to ensuring Canadian talent stays at home, in hopes of boosting economic growth.
The appointment was right there last Friday in Justin Trudeau’s public itinerary, which the Prime Minister’s Office sends daily to every Ottawa reporter who cares to sign up. “The prime minister will attend the Dock Innovators Retreat,” it said. “Closed to media.”
Attend the what?
Googling the mysterious term provided no further information. I was finishing a vacation and assumed some other reporter would ask what the PM had done with his day — normally an interesting question. But by this week nobody had asked. So I did, and here is what I’ve found.”
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