Archive for category Canada
The following article was reposted from the Sooke Pocket News and was published on 10-04-2015 The comeback of Hardware Innovation in the West presents opportunities for Sooke Posted on April 10, 2015 by SookePub by Michael Clouser Hardware innovation in the West is coming back. We’ll see a surge of new products being invented, especially […]
Posted by academicentrepreneur in alternative energies, Canada, China, Cornell University, First Nations Innovations, Green Economy, Higher Education, Horticulture, Iceland, Low Carbon Economy, Old Knowledge to New Things, Sooke, Sustainability, Technology, Triple Helix, University Policy, Victoria on April 11, 2015
This article is reposted from the Sooke Pocket News and was published on 11 April 2015. Lessons from Iceland for Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and Sooke By Michael Clouser With the recent visit by Kinder Morgan to the Sooke Council, and the recent referendum in Sooke regarding the passage of oil tankers through the […]
As anticipated, the Canadian Government has launched its Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Program (IIVC). This was originally announced in December of 2014. The program opened at the end of January. Unfortunately, the Academic Entrepreneur has not been blogging at the usual pace. Apologies are in order. Essentially, here is how The IIVC works: High Net Worth Individuals […]
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 […]
“So, rather than see the independence issue in Scotland as just another version of Quebec, it looks to me a lot more like the small ‘n’ Canadian nationalism of the 1970s onward: welcoming, inclusive, peaceful.” -Harry McGrath, 2012 An exciting time in Scotland now with the possibilities for independence as the polls are showing […]
This presentation was given at the University of Edinburgh on the 26th of June, 2014. It was highlighted today on the University of Edinburgh’s Referendum blog “Informing the Debate” at www.referendum.ed.ac.uk. Thanks Coree Brown for posting this for us.