If you haven't seen this interview where Steve Paikin from The Agenda, talks to Jim Balsillie, about the need for focused effort on building the Ideas Economy in Canada it worth viewing.
Technological innovation at the outset of this millennium has been nothing short of revolutionary. And it shows no signs of slowing down. Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of Research In Motion, says Canada is not keeping up. Worse, that policymakers and businesses still don't seem to fully appreciate the scope of the change underway. He's now chair of the Council of Canadian innovators, and he joins The Agenda to discuss his ideas.
Here is the link to the video
Here is a link to a transcript (annoyingly it is in Caps!)