Navdeep Bains

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A National Angel Investor Tax Credit Program Will Spur Innovation

I am hopeful that the new Trudeau government will make good on their promise to listen to diverse voices and make evidence based policy decisions. If so, they will overcome the social structural flaw of innovation and reconsider their campaign promises to dump $200-million per year more into government led hubs and clusters.We can do better, with a combination of a true tax credit that enables angel investors to write off losses and make more small investments faster. This will keep investment decisions decentralized, in the hands of investors, instead of government gatekeepers.

Liberals Mull A Bombardier Bailout

LONGUEUIL, Que. — The federal economic development minister says he is continuing to examine the request for financial aid from struggling aerospace giant Bombardier Inc. Navdeep Bains spoke to report...