Freeland’s budget expected to focus on green investments, helping the vulnerable | CBC News

The Canadian federal budget, set to be delivered on Tuesday by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, is expected to provide limited relief for those struggling with the cost of living and to promote green investments. The budget will address a variety of issues: to counter inflation and high interest rates, it will offer targeted relief for vulnerable […]

A new technology boom is at hand

As legacy industries like manufacturing, transportation, logistics and healthcare undergo digital transformation, industry is set to enter a new golden age of technological innovation and investment, according to Rana Foroohar writing in the Financial Times. Venture capital firm Eclipse Ventures, which has $3.8bn invested in the digital transformation of physical industries, expects that additive manufacturing, […]

Budget 2023: Industry lining up for carrots as Ottawa prepares to accelerate the green transition

Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has emphasised the importance of investment in the green economy ahead of delivering the 2023-24 budget. Speaking on 22 March, Freeland said that the energy transition represented the most significant economic transformation since the Industrial Revolution and that Canada must capitalise on the historic opportunity before it or be left […]

Summing up cost of buying an education franchise like Master Maths, The Math Machine, or Kumon | Business

South African educational franchises offering after-school or supplementary tutoring services have some of the lowest initial fees in the local franchise market but often charge ongoing royalties more than double those charged in other sectors. Most require little or no prior teaching experience, and businesses can buy into a brand, secure intellectual property and materials […]

The Future of State-Sponsored AI Research in China

China’s approach to AI research could have a profound impact on the future world order, as the country seeks technological self-reliance. While Alphabet’s DeepMind and OpenAI have driven the recent advancement of generative AI technologies, in China, the government has chosen to develop AI technologies through state-sponsored AI labs backed by resourceful metropolitan governments. The […]