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Q&A: What happens if we don’t support Canadian companies?

Daniel Muzyka, president and CEO of The Conference Board of Canada

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Should we be nurturing key sectors, or leaving market forces to push our companies to become globally competitive?

Canada's competitiveness depends on a variety of factors, including government incentives, the ability of foreign companies to invest in Canadian ones, Canadian businesses' risk tolerance, and others.

Dr. Daniel F. Muzyka is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Conference Board of Canada and the RBC Financial Group Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. He joined us to field your thoughts on these topics.

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He was previously the Dean at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business, as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Management at UBC Okanagan.

Dr. Muzyka holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from Harvard University, an MBA with concentration in Strategic Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

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