…it is as if airplanes had been built with no money for the pilots to fly them.
University World News: “A year and a half ago, Canada was celebrating a reversal of the perpetual brain drain it had felt for decades. Now there is talk of that brain gain going back down the drain”….
Andrew MacDougall, a spokesman in the Office of the Prime Minister, said Canada’s record compared favourably with the US, remarking that the OECD ranked Canada number one among G-7 countries for its support of university research.
TRISH McALASTER / THE GLOBE AND MAIL. SOURCE: EUROSTAT, OECD
Canada isn’t among 10 countries that spend the most each year on research and development, as a percentage of annual GDP.