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26/02/2013
Scienceadvice
Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties.
26/02/2013
Science
The Australian government is proposing to spend AUD $500 million over 4 years to establish and support up to 10 "Industry Innovation Precincts" that...
22/02/2013
Financial Post
Look at any community college application list, and more often than not, you’ll find a sizable contingent of university graduates. The thought that a...
22/02/2013
Science
The United States should embark on a coordinated national research program into inertial confinement fusion—but only after researchers successfully...
20/02/2013
Globe and Mail
The Information Commissioner of Canada is being asked to launch a formal investigation into the federal government’s policy of controlling media...
15/02/2013
Ottawa Citizen
A bid by the federal government to impose sweeping confidentiality rules on an Arctic science project has run into serious resistance in the United...
15/02/2013
The Gaurdian
Who do you picture when you read about government scientists and engineers? Sinister individuals in lab coats "advising" from behind the scenes? Or...
12/02/2013
iPolitics
Another crack has appeared in the Harper government’s surreptitious but merciless war to muzzle Canadian scientists — and just about everyone else.
12/02/2013
McGill Daily
Alfred Nobel’s will, signed in 1895, established the Nobel Prizes in order to honour those who “have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind.” They...
07/02/2013
CBC News
Losing bio-diversity can destroy a farmland's ability to bounce back from disasters such as fires and droughts, a Canadian study, one of the first to...
07/02/2013
Yahoo Canada
Research collaborations are common occurrences in the scholarly world. From sharing facilities to pairing up faculty members and students to tackle...
31/01/2013
Financial Post
Innovation does not begin or end on the manufacturing floor. It is a culture, one that can help Canada win the battle for primacy in world markets....
31/01/2013
CBC News
The former director of an interdisciplinary research group of an energy research centre at the University of Calgary is calling the centre a failure...
31/01/2013
Nature
A government review that quietly began earlier this month could lead to major changes at the agencies charged with distributing much of the United...
23/01/2013
Yahoo Canada
Lately, it seems that Environment Minister Peter Kent is getting a little sensitive about criticism against the Harper government's climate policy.
17/01/2013
Conference Board of Canada
Countries with the highest overall scores not only spend more on science and technology but also have policies that drive innovation supply and...
17/01/2013
Yahoo
The scientist, broadcaster, author and namesake of the David Suzuki Foundation, wants to — believe it or not — enshrine the right to a 'healthy...
17/01/2013
Vancouver Sun
Julie Payette knows, quite literally, how far science and technology have taken Canada over the last 150 years. The celebrated Canadian astronaut...
10/01/2013
Canada.com
Strong environment laws and policies could foster growth for Canadian businesses in a rapidly expanding green economy, Environment Minister Peter...
07/01/2013
Geopolitical Monitor
In this exclusive interview with the Geopoliticalmonitor, FLOW Program Manager Nancy Goucher provides an overview of the pressing water issues facing...
04/01/2013
Globe and Mail
Scientific advances have shaped modern society, have led to increased health and well-being for Canadians and have played a leading role in forming...
04/01/2013
CBC News
A significant number of Canadians have trust issues with researchers in certain areas of science, including climate change, a new poll suggests.

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