Lawrence Zhang is a policy analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Previously, he served as an advisor to several Canadian cabinet ministers at both the federal and provincial levels, where he advised on key issues relating to industrial and innovation policy. He holds a Master of Public Policy and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Toronto.
Comments to the Parliament of Canada Regarding the Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act
The Canadian government must ensure that policy, legislative and regulatory approaches support competition and innovation as much as possible. Unfortunately, Bills C-56 and C-59 promise to do exactly the opposite.