Canada needs a more aggressive clean-tech strategy, industry analyst says

The Globe and Mail

Shawn McCarthy
March 24, 2016

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The Liberal government is aiming to propel Canada into a leadership role in the $1-trillion (U.S.) global clean-technology market, but one industry analyst said the country will need a more aggressive and coherent strategy to get there.

In his budget this week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced a number of measures aimed at supporting research, development and commercialization of technology that is used to reduce pollution, improve resource efficiency and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

“There are significant, multiyear commitments – both in [Natural Resources Canada] and across the government – that lead to combined objectives in clean tech,” Natural Resources …

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