Canada’s best technology entrepreneurs are some of its worst lobbyists.
They say they are too busy building globally competitive companies to spend time with bureaucrats and politicians. Then they complain when the members of outfits such as the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Unifor, and the Dairy Farmers of Canada get all the the attention in election platforms, budgets and trade agreements.
It will require sacrifice, but the up-and-coming innovators of Calgary and Edmonton probably should plan to spend some time at and around the legislature in the months ahead.
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