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Canada’s productivity gap: We're not lazy, just small Add to ...

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In talking about Canada’s persistent and frustrating productivity gap with our U.S. neighbour, there’s a tendency to imply that it’s somehow a product of poor behaviour – we’re inefficient, we’re lazy, we’re not entrepreneurial, we don’t invest and innovate enough. But much of the problem may boil down to the simple, unavoidable fact that we’re smaller – not simply in terms of national heft, but, more importantly, at the individual-company level.

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