Waterloo, Ontario - Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for inviting me to join you here today and let me say what a pleasure it is to be here in Waterloo, especially in the company of so many friends - Karen Redman, David Johnston of the University of Waterloo, Robert Rosehart of Wilfrid Laurier, and of course Jim Balsillie, as well as his RIM partner Mike Lazardis, and many other of Waterloo’s notables that I see in the crowd today.

This is a city that has transformed itself from a quiet 19th century village into an exciting community that blends the worlds of academia, entrepreneurial spirit and the highest...

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