Endnotes

    1. Council of Canadian Academies, Innovation and Business Strategy: Why Canada Falls Short, April 2009. Back

    2. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard,2009. Back

    3. See Global e-Sustainable Initiative, SMART 2020: Enabling the Low Carbon Economy in the Information Age. Back

    4. Executive Office of the President, Office of Science and Technology Policy, A Strategy for American Innovation: Driving Towards Sustainable Growth and Quality Jobs, September 2009. Back

    5. Information Technology Association of Canada, Leveraging ICT Adoption: What Can Work for Business?, January 2010. Back

    6. Council of Canadian Academies, Innovation and Business Strategy: Why Canada Falls Short, April 2009. Back

    7. Centre for the Study of Living Standards, The Canada-United States ICT Investment Gap in 2007: Narrowing but Progress Still Needed, November 2008. Back

    8. Council of Canadian Academies, Innovation and Business Strategy: Why Canada Falls Short, April 2009. Back

    9. Centre for the Study of Living Standards, The Canada-United States ICT Investment Gap in 2007: Narrowing but Progress Still Needed, November 2008. Back

    10. References to 2009 reports of the Council of Canadian Academies; the Science, Technology and Innovation Council; and the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity. Back

    11. Industry Canada, Telecommunications Policy Review Panel: Final Report — 2006, pp.7-10. Back

    12. Council of Canadian Academies, Innovation and Business Strategy: Why Canada Falls Short, April 2009. Back

    13. Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Building Business Success: A Survey of SMEs on Productivity, April 2007, p. 10. Back

    14. Industry Canada calculations based on Statistics Canada's Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH), September 2009. Back

    15. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Key ICT Indicators, June 2008. Back

    16. Industry Canada calculations based on Statistics Canada's Research and Development in Canadian Industry survey, 2007. Back

    17. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Information Technology Outlook 2008, p. 151. Back

    18. Data extracted from VC Reporter, Thomson Financial, 2009. Back

    19. Statistics Canada, Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS),> 2009. Back

    20. Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey (LFS), 2009. Back

    21. Council of Canadian Academies, Innovation and Business Strategy: Why Canada Falls Short, April 2009. Back

    22. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, “Digital Broadband Content: Digital Content Strategies and Policies, "OECD Digital Economy Papers, 119, OECD, 2006. Back

    23. Television Bureau of Canada, Media Reach, Time Spent & Attitudes: National Adults 18+, May 2008 and May 2009. Back

    24. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Communications Monitoring Report 2009. Back

    25. Entertainment Software Association of Canada, 2009 Essential Facts. Back

    26. eMarketer, Mobile Penetration in OECD Countries, 2003-2007, and Mobile Phone Subscriptions and Penetration in Canada and the United States, 2007-2008. Back

    27. Conference Board of Canada, Valuing Culture: Understanding Canada's Creative Economy, August 2008. Back

    28. The report by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission entitled The Future Environment Facing the Canadian Broadcasting System and the May 2008 International Forum on the Creative Economy. In 2007, the government produced The Transformation of Value Chains in the Canadian Arts and Cultural Industries, which examined how Canadian music, radio, film and video, television, magazine, book, console game, online content, performing arts and visual arts industries have been transformed in the digital economy and identified key policy focus areas. In 2009, the Cultural Human Resources Council of Canada published its Digital Media Content Creation Technology Roadmap, which identifies the conditions necessary for Canadian content creators to meet future market demands. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has performed extensive research on the Information Economy, which provided valuable insight with a global perspective (online: Working Party on the Information Economy). Back

    29. Canadian Television Fund, Annual Report 2008-2009. Back

    30. Canadian Heritage news release, Minister Moore announces Canada Media Fund to give viewers what they want, when they want it. Back

    31. Canadian Heritage news release, Government of Canada Announces Creation of the Canada Interactive Fund. Back

    32. Canadian Heritage news release, Government of Canada Renews Investments in Canadian Books with an Emphasis on Digital Technologies. Back

    33. Canadian Heritage news release, Government of Canada Renews Canada Music Fund and Increases Investment in Digital and International Market Development. Back

    34. Canadian Heritage news release, The Government of Canada Creates Canada Periodical Fund to Better Support Magazines and Community Newspapers. Back

    35. National Film Board of Canada, Waterlife interactive project. Back

    36. National Film Board of Canada, Online screening room. Back

    37. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Regulatory Reform as a Tool for Bridging the Digital Divide, 2004. Back

    38. Information and Communication Technology Council, Outlook for Human Resources in the Information and Communications Technology Labour Market 2008-2015, 2008. Back

    39. Ibid. Back

    40. Prism Economics and Analysis, Health Informatics and Health Information Management: Human Resources Report, 2009. Back

    41. Statistics Canada 2007, Canadian Internet Use Survey, 2008. Back

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