Rural Canada and the Canadian Innovation Agenda

Katelyn Creasy

Abstract


There are a unique set of economic development challenges faced by rural Canadian communities. The launch of the federal government’s Canadian Innovation Agenda in 2016 provides an exciting vision for national economic growth and prosperity, but what does this mean for rural Canada? This paper examines both challenges and opportunities for rural Canada based on areas of focus in the Innovation Agenda and discussed the importance of including rural Canada in national innovation efforts.

Keywords: innovation, rural, technology, partnerships, Innovation Agenda, population


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15353/pced.v17i0.78

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