Experts: Federal Budget 2017

Published: 20 March 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government's latest budget on March 22, 2017.

Richard Gold, Faculty of Law, McGill University

His area of expertise is innovation policy, the clusters the government is announcing, and other programs they may mention to bolster how Canadian firms can become world players. He teaches in the area of intellectual property, international intellectual property, comparative intellectual property, innovation policy and intellectual property management.

richard.gold2 [at] (English, French)

Mark Ware, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

To the extent that cannabis will be mentioned in the budget, he’s available to comment. He was vice chair of the Federal Task Force on cannabis legalization in 2016 and as a pain researcher he has studied medical cannabis for 18 years.

mark.ware [at] (English, French)

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