Articles By David Crane

A Canadian solution to the challenge of building livable cities that work

The big challenge in the ongoing digital revolution is to create a Canadian advantage – how do we use our...

October 15th, 2018 David Crane

Sidewalk Labs: Smart cities and opportunities we shouldn’t miss

One of the world’s greatest IT opportunities is staring us in the face. But will Canadian talent and Canadian technology...

September 5th, 2018 David Crane
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A Canadian digital fix: Bold ideas required

There’s much to be proud of in our digital industries – the information and communications technology sector of the economy....

July 28th, 2018 David Crane

Thinking scale and long term growth with the Canadian Business Growth Fund

If you are a small to midsize tech company, it’s time to think big. And here to help you is...

June 22nd, 2018 David Crane

Manufacturers risk going out of business for failing to adopt technology

In promoting Canada’s tech sector, governments spend a great deal of innovation money and effort boosting the suppliers of new...

June 5th, 2018 David Crane

Scaling skills holding back start-ups

OPINION BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis is passionate about building up Canadian tech companies, which is why in September 2015  he...

May 3rd, 2018 David Crane

Innovation momentum can help shore up jobs lost to automation

OPINION The new tech revolution promises to bring potentially big gains in productivity and prosperity. Driverless vehicles, blockchain, artificial intelligence...

March 29th, 2018 David Crane
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Budget 2018: IRAP growing bigger, but will it be better?

OPINION For finance ministers, the annual budget is the big chance to play Santa Claus, and Finance Minister Bill Morneau...

March 5th, 2018 David Crane

Is Canada selling out its AI future?

OPINION Is Canada on the right track on artificial intelligence? We have some great talent. We have three dynamic AI...

February 6th, 2018 David Crane

Balancing opportunity and the public interest in the age of Big Tech

OPINION We are at a turning point in our relationship with Big Tech. Once seen as liberators and champions of...

January 20th, 2018 David Crane