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Canada’s technology sector has not had a friend in power like Jim Flaherty since the late finance minister left government two years ago. The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau talks about boosting innovation but, so far, the Prime Minister has shared scant details of his agenda.

It’s one thing to do photo ops at Google’s Waterloo, Ont., office and declare at the World Economic Forum in Davos that Canadians are resourceful. Delivering an actual innovation strategy involves more than spewing buzzwords and broad statements.

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