How to stop our top talent from fleeing south to find meaningful careers

With so few small and medium enterprises in Canada, who can blame Canadian tech students from going to the U.S. in search of opportunity?

How to stop our top talent from fleeing south to find meaningful careers
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With so few small and medium enterprises in Canada, who can blame Canadian tech students from going to the U.S. in search of opportunity?

The black hole of increased funding for scientific research

Increasing investment in science is fine, but rarely does the investment seem to lead to an improvement in the lives of Canadians

The black hole of increased funding for scientific research
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Increasing investment in science is fine, but rarely does the investment seem to lead to an improvement in the lives of Canadians

Canada’s new superclusters could just be black holes

The government thinks that if industry doesn’t see fit to use its own money to stimulate innovation, perhaps taxpayer money should be the fire starter

Canada’s new superclusters could just be black holes
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The government thinks that if industry doesn’t see fit to use its own money to stimulate innovation, perhaps taxpayer money should be the fire starter

Sharing the spoils in a world ruled by the few

In a future ruled by titans, plebs lose opportunities to innovate. Advancement depends on idea generation in the hands of the many rather than the few

Sharing the spoils in a world ruled by the few
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In a future ruled by titans, plebs lose opportunities to innovate. Advancement depends on idea generation in the hands of the many rather than the few

How to spark entrepreneurship in students

Students should be encouraged to think beyond their own thesis research project and consider other options - such as entrepreneurship - for their career

How to spark entrepreneurship in students
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Students should be encouraged to think beyond their own thesis research project and consider other options – such as entrepreneurship – for their career

Patients being kept in the dark about best treatment plans

To fight costs, Canadian patients are being denied coverage for biologics until all other (less expensive and less effective) measures are explored

Patients being kept in the dark about best treatment plans
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To fight costs, Canadian patients are being denied coverage for biologics until all other (less expensive and less effective) measures are explored

While we focus on sexual abuse, we can’t forget power abuse

Power abuse comes in many shapes and sizes. We need to put systems in place to control it

While we focus on sexual abuse, we can’t forget power abuse
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Power abuse comes in many shapes and sizes. We need to put systems in place to control it

The human touch: people squeezed out of the workforce by AI

Artificial intelligence is being tailored to tackle critical-thinking jobs. The next step for humans is to focus on tacit skills that machines don't yet have

The human touch: people squeezed out of the workforce by AI
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Artificial intelligence is beginning to tackle critical-thinking jobs. Humans is to focus on skills that machines don’t yet have

China’s unsettling leverage over America

China's economic, social, political and military growth mean the superpower dynamics are shifting dramatically

China’s unsettling leverage over America
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China’s economic, social, political and military growth mean the superpower dynamics are shifting dramatically

How Alberta can deal with the ‘silver tsunami’ health-care crisis

If the NDP is going to lose the next election, the government should just fall on its sword and introduce a sales tax

How Alberta can deal with the ‘silver tsunami’ health-care crisis
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If the NDP is going to lose the next election, the government should just fall on its sword and introduce a sales tax