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Industrial policy is back — except in Ontario

Industrial policy — government interventions to grow and improve the competitiveness of select industries — is back in fashion, according to a new paper by John M. Curtis and Dan Ciuriak published by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). In fact, industrial policies never really went out of style, except in the Anglo-American […]

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Searching for Canada’s Michelle Obama

“Mom, I should eat broccoli because Michelle Obama says I should eat broccoli.” What music to the ears of parents and policymakers! A week ago, Canada 2020 hosted the fifth and final panel of the year in our signature speaker series, The Canada We Want in 2020. The topic was ‘confronting the crisis in public […]

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