Preston Manning on science, competitiveness and innovation

The Reform party’s founding leader gave a lunch speech at a Public Policy Forum event on Wednesday. Everybody was talking about the speech afterward. A few university types were surprised that Manning was as thoughtful and well-informed on these shiny techy subjects. A few Reform veterans and even one or two of the reporters in attendance weren’t surprised at all.

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