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Investors and Tuesday

idea: As soon as we come up with a really great idea, someone with really deep pockets comes up from the States or somewhere else in the world and says, 'Oh great, I am going to incorporate that into my platform, ' he said, according to CTV. We just need to have a little more swagger as a country, a little more of an ability to promote and demonstrate how awesome we are. Speaking at e-commerce giant Shopify Inc.'s annual conference in Toronto on Tuesday, he praised Canada's entrepreneurs, but lamented how susceptible their innovations are to overseas investors. We don't often do that. Trudeau said he has seen a lot of funding flowing to Canada from Silicon Valley, where major American technology companies have built their businesses, but we need to do a better job of generating that capital here. We don't do that enough. ( As reported in the news.