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The Knowledge Society wants to teach Canada's next generation of innovators

Apr 04, 2017

As the recent budget announcement shows, Canada is setting itself up to embrace become a world leader in innovation by opening up specialized institutes and doubling down on supporting specific industries like cleantech.

Part of that, too, includes setting up future generations for embracing technology and entrepreneurship — the government is dedicating $2 billion over three years for a Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, and $73 million to support co-op programs for companies in in-demand fields.

One group of entrepreneurs is hoping to bring that innovation mindset to young people before they begin their path to a career. Co-founders and brothers Navid and Nadeem Nathoo are the driving forces of The Knowledge Society, which is hoping to inspire entrepreneurial and innovative thinking in youth between the ages of 13 to 17.

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