In this live webinar, Daniel and Sheila will:
- Examine the performance of Canada’s provinces relative to 16 international peers on 11 indicators of innovation capacity, activity and results;
- Explore how Canada’s innovation performance has changed over time, relative to international peers and on key indicators;
- Identify and discuss factors that drive, shape and constrain innovation opportunities, policies and business decision-making in Canada and the provinces;
- Highlight how provinces and international peers are pursuing different paths to innovation success and the long-term opportunities and risks that different paths present; and
- Provide recommendations for Canada and the provinces on how to improve their innovation performance and become top-performing jurisdictions.
About How Canada Performs
How Canada Performs, is a multi-year research program designed to help identify relative strengths and weaknesses in Canada’s socio-economic performance. It is an online flagship product that presents data and analysis on Canada’s national, provincial and territorial performance relative to that of 15 peer countries in six performance categories: Economy, Innovation, Environment, Education and Skills, Health, and Society.
Daniel Munro is a Principal Research Associate in Public Policy at The Conference Board of Canada, and Lecturer in Ethics in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. Prior to joining the Public Policy group, Daniel worked for the Conference Board’s Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education, Centre for Business Innovation, and Industry and Business Strategy division.
Sheila Rao is the Manager of the Conference Board’s annual flagship report, How Canada Performs, a multi-year research program designed to help identify relative strengths and weaknesses in Canada’s socio-economic performance. Sheila has also been involved in international projects, assisting the Ukrainian governments at both the federal and municipal level in developing strategic economic development plans.