Innovation for a Better Canada

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The innovation race is on! A bright future for Canadian businesses, creators, entrepreneurs and innovators starts with access to programs, services and tools that push ideas forward, create jobs and grow the Canadian economy.

Canada's Innovation and Skills Plan

Announced in Budget 2017, the Innovation and Skills Plan is an ambitious effort to make Canada a world-leading centre for innovation, to create well-paying jobs and to help strengthen and grow the middle class. The Plan supports Canadians and the entire innovation continuum. It will help establish Canada as one of the most innovative countries in the world and foster a culture of innovation from coast to coast to coast.

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Building a nation of innovators

It's time for our country to prosper from the hard work and ingenuity of Canadians. Canada's Innovation and Skills Plan is the plan to get there.


Supporting innovation

Tracking progress and results

How innovation is translating into jobs, business opportunities and higher living standards for Canadians.

Budget 2019

Investing in the middle class

Innovation and Skills Plan: What We Heard Report

A plan to address today's challenges and opportunities and ensure our future success.


The A to Z of innovation

We are building a better Canada so that everyone has the jobs, skills and learning to solve global challenges and strengthen communities. An innovative and prosperous Canada for you, for your children and for all of us—that's innovation for a better Canada.

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Message from the Minister
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"When it comes to innovation, we are bringing entrepreneurs together, asking them what they need – what the opportunities and challenges are – and then creating the conditions for them to succeed."

Navdeep Bains
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

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