>Here’s my blog from the MaRS Discovery District site …
To emphasize: all nascent industries are subsidized. The Tar Sands get massive subsidies, so does nuclear, so did the silicon chip, etc.
Subsidies are not the point.
The deeper question is: do we want to commit to developing a clean, green manufacturing base? If so – is the Samsung deal a good step in that direction? In my view – yes, it is.