Friday, November 27

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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Over 130 Canadian Tech Leaders Call on Government to Create Prosperity Plan

More than 130 Canadian tech leaders are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to form a prosperity plan, as reported by The Canadian press. The leaders wrote a letter to Trudeau saying that the government has been slow to offer help and that the country will not be able to excel without the support of the innovators. Executives who have signed the letter include the leaders of WattPad, SkipTheDishes and Lightspeed. They argue that the government needs a plan to help create new jobs, especially during the ongoing pandemic. "When his government took office in 2015, we received encouraging signs that he understood the importance of Canada's overdue transition to a knowledge economy ... but in the years since 2015, innovation has...