It's CANARIE, not cannery, and we have renewed our investments in them, because it's a key instrument or backbone for information sharing across universities, for example, and innovation.
It's a false comparison between us and those other economies for a number of reasons. One is that, frankly, in part because of our natural resource wealth, we are not isolated like some of the landlocked countries you described and we do have a natural resource wealth that is a huge benefit to the Canadian economy. That is number one.
Number two, we do invest into research and innovation, and as the Conference Board of Canada has pointed out, the lag is not in Government of Canada investment in R and D. The actual lag is in private sector investment into R and D. That's where the real challenge is.
That's why we try to do things like the automotive supplier innovation program that I described that's in this year's budget, which is to incent the private sector to draw in and commit themselves to the Canadian economy, to commit themselves to research and innovation, and to commit themselves to Canadian jobs through partnership.
That's what we do as well with the tech demo program. That's what we do with the automotive innovation fund: try to incent the private sector to make long-term commitments in Canada.
Look, Ms. Nash, I—