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August 3, 2018

Appointed Innovation Experts are Liberal-friendly, records show

OTTAWA – MP Matt Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend), Shadow Minister of Innovation, Science & Economic Development is questioning the method used by the federal Liberal government to select its six “innovation experts” who will lead a series of consultations on digital and data transformation. The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced Friday that it selected the six people to …

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August 1, 2018

Canada needs to better champion its innovative industries

Note: This opinion piece originally appeared in the Hill Times’ online edition on August 1, 2018. Canada is home to a highly innovative and reputable aerospace industry. This is an industry that developed the Canadarm, develops aircraft used around the world, and designs innovative technologies that are used worldwide. There are more than 400 aerospace firms in Canada, which employ …

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July 11, 2018

Petition: Terwillegar Drive upgrade

Terwillegar Drive, one of Edmonton’s busiest roads, is in need of upgrades to make it a freeway. The road is consistently clogged with commuter traffic. There have been many attempts over the past two decades to develop solutions to the growing traffic problem, but nothing beyond reports has materialized. The federal government recently pledged almost $40 million to expand the …

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