Creig Lamb

Senior Policy Analyst

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Creig is a creative problem solver. He enjoys approaching complex policy challenges through both a qualitative and quantitative lens. Creig joins the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship as a Senior Policy Analyst and is committed to using his research to help strengthen Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Creig has a background in urban policy and the creative industries. Prior to joining BII+E, Creig held research roles with Toronto Artscape and Economic Development and Culture at the City of Toronto where he worked to help improve the cultural and economic landscape of the city. Creig also worked for Public Works and Government Services Canada for several years designing and implementing communications strategies and materials.

Creig is passionate about the relationship between entrepreneurship, innovation and inclusive economic growth in Canada. He is also motivated to examine how government can develop partnerships and adopt innovative approaches to policy and program development. Some of Creig’s research areas of interest include: strategic procurement, venture capital, entrepreneurial skills development, the future of work and policy innovation.

Creig holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Ottawa.

 

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Mapping Automation: How will advancing technology impact cities and towns across Canada?
JUNE 8, 2017

In 2015, Sobeys, Canada’s second largest food retailer, revealed plans to reduce its workforce in Milton, Ont., by 400 employees, moving operations to its state-of-the-art, almost entirely automated warehouse in Vaughan, Ont.

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Automation Across the Nation: Understanding the potential impacts of technological trends across Canada
JUNE 8, 2017

Automation Across the Nation: Understanding the potential impacts of technological trends across Canada is a new data insights report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship.

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Surfing the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Artificial intelligence and the liberal arts
APRIL 17, 2017

In 2015, Sobeys, Canada’s second largest food retailer, revealed plans to reduce its workforce in Milton, Ont., by 400 employees, moving operations to its state-of-the-art, almost entirely automated warehouse in Vaughan, Ont.

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Future-proof: Preparing young Canadians for the future of work
MARCH 28, 2017

Future-proof: Preparing young Canadians for the future of work is a new report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) in partnership with RBC.

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21st-Century Workforce Survival Guide
MARCH 28, 2017

Emily Fan, like many of us, wasn’t always tech-savvy. She completed her undergrad in political science at the University of Toronto, and began her career as a summer student at the City of Toronto.

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Apps to Aerospace: Canada’s future as a tech giant
JULY 25, 2016

At the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E), we have already sought to explore the disruptive potential of technology on the Canadian workforce.

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The State of Canada’s Tech Sector, 2016
JULY 25, 2016

The State of Canada’s Tech Sector, 2016 is a new report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) in conjunction with a number of key partners.

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The Rise of Robots: Why the Future of Jobs in Canada Isn’t All Doom + Gloom
JUNE 13, 2016

Computers charged with artificial intelligence (AI) are outplaying our best and brightest, a fleet of driverless trucks has driven across Europe, robots are even helping to serve food and conduct job interviews.

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The Talented Mr. Robot: The impact of automation on Canada’s workforce
JUNE 9, 2016

The Talented Mr. Robot: The impact of automation on Canada’s workforce took methodologies from both Oxford professors Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A.

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