Superclusters: Transforming Canada's innovation economy

Canada's new superclusters: Bold and innovative ideas that will transform communities and supercharge regional economies so that Canadian companies can compete in the economy of the future.

Transcript—Superclusters: Transforming Canada's innovation economy

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[Video begins with a futuristic, abstract image and lines connecting dots over a black background. A bold yellow line with a spark at one end appears from the left side of screen, connects with the title's question mark, then continues to the right side of the screen.]

Female voice-over: What are superclusters?

Text on screen: Superclusters?

[Video transitions to animated illustrations of a crane, gears, business establishments and a line graph pointing up. Illustrations of business people collaborating appear over top of the scene. The bold yellow line continues moving from the left side of the screen to the right side of the screen.]

Female voice-over: Superclusters are areas of high business activity—hotbeds of innovation. Where people come together, ideas are born and the best companies grow.

[Video transitions to a street view of a middle-class neighbourhood. Illustrations of a man, woman, child and businesswoman walking appear over top of the scene. The bold yellow line extends from the left side of the screen to the right side of the screen.]

Female voice-over: Creating good middle-class jobs.

[Video transitions to an illustration of a world map. Tiny circles light up on the map. The bold yellow line moves from the left side of the screen, up and to the right side of the screen.]

Female voice-over: Superclusters attract global investment, grow the economy and put their countries on the map as leaders of industry.

[Video zooms in to Canada, and five tiny circles light up on the map and flash on and off.]

Female voice-over: That's why our government is creating five Canadian superclusters from coast to coast to coast.

[Video transitions to an illustration of two heads facing each other with speech bubbles and animated icons above them. Animated icons show a wrench, pencil, lightbulb, magnifying glass, play button, gears and graphs. Bold line continues moving from the left side of the screen to the right side of the screen.]

Female voice-over: To do this, we invited Canadians to propose their vision for Canada's superclusters.

[Video transitions to a bold yellow line extending from the left side of the screen, then makes the shape of a maple leaf and continues to the right side of the screen. A graph with an arrow pointing up appears over top of the maple leaf.]

[Video transitions to the bold yellow line extending from the left side of the screen to the right side of the screen. A map of Canada appears, composed of dots Icons appear on the map to represent the five superclusters: Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, SCALE.AI Supercluster, Ocean Supercluster, Protein Industries Supercluster and Digital Technology Supercluster.]

Female voice-over: The response? Bold and innovative ideas that will transform communities and supercharge regional economies. So that Canadian companies can compete in the economy of the future.

[Video transitions to the bold yellow line extending from the left side of the screen to the right side of the screen. Two people shaking hands appear.]

Female voice-over: Canada's superclusters will create over 50,000 well-paying middle-class jobs…

Text on screen: JOBS

[Video transitions to the bold yellow line continuing to extend from the left side of the screen to the right side of the screen. A rising bar chart appears.]

Female voice-over: grow Canada's GDP…

Text on screen: GROWTH

[Video transitions to a bold yellow line extending from the left side of the screen, then makes the shape of a maple leaf and continues to the right side of the screen. Icons appear to represent the five superclusters: Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, SCALE.AI Supercluster, Ocean Supercluster, Protein Industries Supercluster and Digital Technology Supercluster.]

Female voice-over: and make Canada a global innovation leader.

Text on screen: LEADERSHIP

[On-screen text transitions to campaign hashtag.]

Text on screen: #SUPERCLUSTERS

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