Innovation Digest for Canada
Impact stories, useful information, country data and more
The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Government of Canada’s comprehensive portal for relevant country data.
World Bank data on social and economic indicators.
The Canadian International Development Platform (CIDP) recently published its 2018 Data Report: ‘Canada on the Global Stage: Where to Next?’
Canada submitted its first Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Goals in 2018 to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The report tracks the progress Canada has made so far towards each of the 17 SDGs and 169 targets.
The Foundation for Innovation provides labs, facilities and equipment required for research and technology development as well as resources on Canadian innovation in each sector.
The Canadian Government has invested in increasing internet access to rural and remote communities to improve opportunities into business and education.
The Government of Canada has launched an initiative to fund five university-industry collaborations that will seek to develop technologies in ocean-based industries, artificial intelligence and robots, the manufacturing industry, plant proteins and digital technologies.
The Canadian government has invested $1.26 billion in its Strategic Innovation Fund, and outlined guidance for the implementation of clean technology, social innovations in increasing inclusivity, developing skills and rural communities, and accelerating infrastructure development.