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24/10/2013
David Suzuki Foundation
Food and Water First is a new grassroots movement in southern Ontario. Its goal? To ensure stronger government policies and laws to protect prime...
23/10/2013
The Varsity
Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart, and Carolyn Bennett comprised the science policy debate panel at the University of Toronto this past Friday. It...
23/10/2013
Market Wired
Canada has now established a coherent, stand-alone set of blood safety regulations for all levels of the donation system. Regulatory consolidation...
23/10/2013
Science Careers
Scientists should be evaluated not on the basis of their successes—failures are important, too—but on the competence of their efforts and their...
21/10/2013
nature.com
Members of the UN's newly created scientific advisory board have been announced:
20/10/2013
New CSPC Website Launches
19/10/2013
The Economist
How do you think we could change current Canadian science policy to encourage study replication? Is it possible given the current funding climate?
18/10/2013
Canadian News Wire
Canada has a very high incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) compared to most other countries: the new $5 million investment will help to...
17/10/2013
The Agenda
In September, scientists from around the country rallied at Queen's Park to protest federal government cuts to scientific programs and the so-called...
17/10/2013
Lab Canada
Pierre Duchesne, Québec's minister of higher education, has announced that $2.1 billion will be provided for the province's newly developed policy...
06/10/2013
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06/10/2013
CSPC is proud to present the first ever, Canadian Science Policy Awards of Excellence - Youth Category. This award will recognize a student/...
30/04/2013
SCIENCEADVICE.CA
The assessment was conducted by a 13-member panel of distinguished and multidisciplinary experts from Canada and abroad. Esko Aho, Senior Fellow,...
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
Yahoo Canada
Research collaborations are common occurrences in the scholarly world. From sharing facilities to pairing up faculty members and students to tackle...
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...

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