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What does it take to thrive in the digital economy?

The digital economy is critical to Canada’s future growth and prosperity. However, without a plan to exploit the tremendous opportunities of advanced information technology, we even risk being left behind. A new project led by Professor David Wolfe aims to put Canada on track.

Canada’s economic growth is inextricably linked to our ability to compete in the global digital economy. The problem is that we lack the knowledge to make effective policy at the municipal, provincial and national level. And, in such a rapidly innovating sector, once you fall behind it can be difficult to catch up.