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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