Articles By David Crane

It’s time for Canada to focus on the scale-up challenge

The Toronto Board of Trade is the latest to highlight that Canada is a terrific start-up nation but a dismal...

July 16th, 2019 David Crane

Government’s Scale-Up Platform leaves much to be desired

The Scale-Up Platform certainly is ambitious - this is the Trudeau government’s investment of $52.4 million in three Ontario tech...

May 21st, 2019 David Crane

Canada can court Big Tech while creating homegrown success stories

The Trudeau government appears to be downplaying the huge and growing market power of Big Tech while paying too little...

April 10th, 2019 David Crane

It’s time for Canada to become more Canada-focused

In looking to build Canada’s future in the knowledge-based digital economy — a world of artificial intelligence, robotics, and 5G...

March 5th, 2019 David Crane

It’s not too late to build a Canadian advantage in technology

Once again, Canada seems to see its future as a branch-plant economy. This time it is in the digital world,...

February 2nd, 2019 David Crane

What’s ahead for Sidewalk Labs development in 2019?

OPINION It is now possible that the Sidewalk Labs - Waterfront Toronto partnership intended to play a key role in...

December 31st, 2018 David Crane

The AV challenge facing Canadian vehicle companies

The closing of the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa is a further sign of decline in Canada’s automotive industry....

November 28th, 2018 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