Saskatchewan has entrepreneurial spirit but has poor scores on nearly all other innovation indictors. The Conference Board of Canada has issued its report card on How Canada Performs. According to the board, the province faces persistent challenges in innovation-related spending, and attracting capital to support innovation including investment in R&D, business R&D, Information and Communications Technology, and venture capital. The report card compares the provinces, Canada and 15 peer countries. Saskatchewan earns a D- and ranks 24th overall.