Vladimir Putin

McGinnis, Lloyd R.

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Two priorities as Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce: "Exports are of paramount importance to our future," and "Advanced technology is our only hope of meeting global competition." The importance of export trade to Canada. The reduction in demand for Canada's resource products. Looking elsewhere than our resource industries for jobs. Encouraging Canadian businesses to take advantage of new advances in technology. Some examples of what is happening in the global "game of knowledge." The nontechnoloy bias in Canada's education system. Where jobs of the future will be found. Preserving our standard of living. Ways to make a difference. Tasks to do. Implications of changes taking place, especially for young Canadians. Entrepreneurship and how it will make the difference. Opportunities for the future.