Dan’s weekly opinion piece in iPolitics  discusses the Conservative plans to slash the Scientific Research and Experimental Development  (SR&ED) budget.   “Apparently, overhauling innovation support means slashing SR&ED funding by $500-million per year. In other words, this is a 25 to 30 per cent reduction in R&D expenditures. This cut will hit innovation in all sectors of our economy and further erode Canada’s dismal ranking on business R&D spending.”

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