Vladimir Putin

Hockin, The Hon. Tom

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The speaker's philosophy, or approach, as to how "we as a country must make our economy more competitive as we emerge from the recession." This approach is expressed from the perspective of the small business person, the entrepreneur. The subject is discussed under the following areas: Entrepreneurship; Partnerships (business with business, business with labour, business with research and training institutes, business with government, government with government); Policies of the Ontario Government; The Need for a Larger Vision.