Government Asks

    • Work with the industry on the development and implementation of an industrial strategy aimed at attracting new capital investment, creating new jobs, and expanding exports in the sector.
    • Support the establishment of Innovation Forums that will bring together universities, research centres, government and industry in commercializing new technologies in order to enhance Canada’s international competitiveness.
    • Raise tax credits for qualified scientific research and development, and specifically boost SR&ED tax credits to 50% of qualified R&D expenditures for all companies (currently 41.5% of qualified R&D expenditures for small business and 20% for larger enterprises).
    • Support the expansion of plastics recycling programs and infrastructure at all levels of government.