In closed-door Policy Hearings, presented by the Public Policy Forum, entrepreneurs had a direct voice to government on federal policy levers and programs that impact startups and small businesses.
Topic: Where can the Government of Canada make smart investments to increase the success rate of Canadian entrepreneurs?
Hosted by Dan Ruimy, Chair of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology in the House of Commons.
Topic: How can entrepreneurship be supported and leveraged as a means to promote Canadian culture at home and around the world?
Hosted by Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage.
Topic: How can the Government of Canada modernize its procurement initiatives to support the growth of Canadian startups and small businesses?
Hosted by Christopher Baird, Senior Director, Build in Canada Innovation Program.