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In 2009, when worked for the Region of Peel government, Canada, we successfully used patent mapping to identify 20 US patent intensive companies as the potential employers for highly educated immigrants. Following this initiative, we have created and been maintaining a Canadian patent competitive intelligence (CI) database to track the latest patent competence of over 3600 Canadian entities on a weekly basis. Through our work with Region of Peel from 2010 to 2012, this database shows that it can provide no-older-than-7-day intelligence for long-term strategic research/planning and short-term tactics. This is also the first attempt in Canada to use patent landscape as a regional economic strength indicator, a baseline for policy harmonization and policy performance evaluation.