“Canadians are more risk averse than Americans” I explained. “Everyone is more risk averse than the Americans” my friend replied. “if you think Canadians are afraid of failure, you should see the Germans!” he explained. “They even have a word for the enjoyment of seeing others fail – schadenfreude.” I laughed. He was right. We … More innovation, risk and national culture
Not much . . . “The Alberta Investor Tax Credit is said to be worth $90 million over two years, but the government has yet to announce specific details about how it will work. That information will come “later this year,” according to the budget documents.”
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November 25, 2015; Stockholm, Sweden: UBI Global, a thought leader in performance analysis of business incubation around the world, recognized Calgary University Tech incubator “Innovate Calgary” ranking it sixth among global peers. UBI Global benchmarks over 400 incubation programs in 70 countries. Innovate Calgary is the technology transfer and business incubation centre for the University … More Global Recognition for Calgary Tech Incubator
Alberta places 15th among the 26 comparator jurisdictions and earns a “C” grade on the overall innovation report card. … More Where Does Alberta Rank on Innovation?
Geoffrey Morgan in the National Post on October 15, 2015 . . . “”Like previous premiers in Alberta, Rachel Notley introduces panel on economic diversification” and goes on to explain . . . ” Executives from two of Alberta’s largest and most entrenched industries – oil production and power generation – will sit on a new … More Premier Notley, we’ve seen this movie before. It’s dull and doesn’t end well.
“Albertaʼs challenge is to support a strong oil and gas industry and leverage the strength of this sector to broaden and diversify Albertaʼs economy” Government of Alberta Strategic Plan 2011-2014. With this important objective in mind, it is on behalf of a group of like-minded Albertans that we write to you, outlining the need for … More An Open Letter to the Premier of Alberta, The Honourable Alison Redford