Finally, Mr. Beatty expressed disappointment with the Budget's plan for research and innovation funding. "Last year Ottawa made a $770 million reduction to the incentives available for research in Canada. We urged the government to have a dialogue with the leading research corporations in Canada, to make sure the replacement model met their needs. Reviewing today's budget, many of Canada's most important innovators will be disappointed. It will be hard for those companies to maintain their commitments to research in Canada when other jurisdictions are more supportive."The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the vital connection between business and the federal government. It helps shape public policy and decision-making to the benefit of businesses, communities and families across Canada with a network of over 420 chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 192,000 businesses of all sizes in all sectors of the economy and in all regions. News and information are available at Chamber.ca or follow us on Twitter @CdnChamberofCom.
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