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Susan Olivia Poole: An Iconic Woman for the Bank of Canada’s new Banknote

The Academic Entrepreneur has nominated Susan Olivia Poole (1889-1975), an immigrant slash indigenous slash inventor slash entrepreneur slash mom slash exporter slash musician,  as an iconic woman for the new Bank of Canada Bank note to be printed in 2018. The reasons for this nomination are that Susan Olivia Poole was: –An immigrant  She was […]

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University of Victoria: Strategic Research Plan in Progress

Universities play a key role in the creation and dissemination of knowledge in our societies. Increasingly these institutions are playing a crucial role in regional economic development for they not only can create knowledge but breed innovation. The University of Victoria is the largest and highest ranking research university on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, […]

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Twenty Questions for Canadians Regarding Scottish Independence

Questions for the Canadians and on their perspective on Scottish Independence from the Academic Entrepreneur     I am asking these because in my “ethnographic experience” in Canada, I’ve noted one or more of the following around the issue of Scottish Independence: a) apathy surrounding the issue; b) a lack of an awareness of the […]

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Big Canada and Wee Scotland: Opportunity for Imagination Economies

Discourse from the Academic Entrepreneur The Academic Entrepreneur is “going on tour” in order to create an awareness of the Imagination Economy, explore its possibilities, and suggest innovation policy for its facilitation and growth. I’ll be giving this talk throughout Canada to audiences where I can find them be it universities, incubators, or other cities.  Stay […]

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Royal Roads University: Potential to Become an Entrepreneurial University in Tectoria

Victoria (aka “Tectoria”), Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY in Colwood, BC, Canada Map of Royal Roads University Royal Roads University http://www.royalroads.ca/ is a public university located in Colwood, British Columbia. It has a very interesting history as a former military training facility and a family estate. It is know in the region […]

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Sooke Incubator and Makerspace for Art, Technology and Food – Proposal

PROPOSAL SookeSpace Sooke Incubator and Makerspace for Art,  Technology and Food  “Where art meets science and commerce” Sooke is a dynamic small community on the outskirts of Victoria, British Columbia.   It has a history of arts and culture that started with the First Nations who thrived on its land and named it “Sooke” which […]

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