Similar to India, Canada has built upon significant investment in science and technology, research and innovation. Various federal departments manage and develop science and technology policies and ensure effectiveness of policy implementations in Canada's socio-economic sectors along side with the private sector and other stakeholders. Totalling more than $11billion in new investment since 2006, Canada has exemplified a global leadership position in research, science and technology. It has enabled consumers with products and services required, and has build upon sustainable delivery of social benefits in areas like health and safety. Canada's Economic Action Plan 2014 set fort a commitment to keep science, technology and innovation at the forefront of all sectoral policies for the years to come.