Government of Canada Highlights Innovation as Key to Success for Strong Economic Development

January 7, 2016

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, visited with Quebec business leaders at the Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal to emphasize the importance of clean technologies and information technologies in the digital economy. The Minister also spoke about the government's continued support of the Société du Quartier de l'innovation de Montréal.  "The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canadian enterprises that are focused on innovation because their activities are a real driving force for the economy and a major asset for their own growth. By making strategic investments in key organizations which have the potential to build on competitive regional advantages, such as the Société du Quartier de l'innovation, we are encouraging entrepreneurship and strong economic development," said Mr. Bains.

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