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26/06/2020
Canadian Space Agency
25/06/2020
Personal protective equipment (PPE) protects frontline workers from infectious diseases. Made of plastic materials like nitrile, vinyl, and latex for...
24/06/2020
Natural Resources Canada
19/06/2020
Science for/in Diplomacy For Addressing Global Challenges (S4D4C)
18/06/2020
Natural Resources Canada
05/05/2020
Over the past two decades, the world has faced several infectious disease outbreaks. SARS, Ebola, Influenza A (H1N1), MERS, Zika virus, and most...
31/03/2020
The Atlantic
24/03/2020
Prime Minister of Canada
08/03/2020
Natural Resources Canada
03/03/2020
Natural Resources Canada
26/02/2020
Council of Canadian Academies
24/02/2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
14/02/2020
Natural Resources Canada
13/02/2020
Canada has many competitive advantages, not least of which are our world-class researchers and universities that continue to be leading destinations...
12/02/2020
Natural Resources Canada
04/02/2020
Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities
04/02/2020
Natural Resources Canada
29/01/2020
Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC) is issueing a request for proposals to provide event planning and coordination for the organization of the 12th...
13/01/2020
The tragic plane crash on January 8th of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, resulted in the loss of all 176 passengers on board. Among these...
20/12/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
19/12/2019
“As we develop science policy we need to look beyond the short-term context, beyond the research that looks immediately promising. If we’re blinded...
18/12/2019
Natural Resources Canada
11/11/2019
Washington, DC – The Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG), an international non-profit and peer-reviewed publication managed by and for...
04/09/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
08/08/2019
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
08/08/2019
Council of Canadian Academies
07/08/2019
Natural Resources Canada
26/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
23/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
19/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
18/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
17/07/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
16/07/2019
Government of Canada
15/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
15/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
10/07/2019
Canadian Space Agency
04/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
28/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
27/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
26/06/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
24/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
17/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
17/06/2019
Public Health Agency of Canada
14/06/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
10/06/2019
National Research Council Canada
06/06/2019
Government of Canada
27/05/2019
Natural Resources Canada
21/05/2019
Government of Canada
29/04/2019
Canada Foundation for Innovation
24/04/2019
Natural Resources Canada
15/04/2019
National Research Council Canada
10/04/2019
Public Health Agency of Canada
20/03/2019
SPE will be hosting a Café series to discuss how to advocate for evidence-based science policy and engage our provincial MLAs and federal MPs. The...
12/02/2019
National Research Council Canada
11/02/2019
Public Health Agency of Canada
08/02/2019
Natural Resources Canada
30/01/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
29/01/2019
We are pleased to announce that Mehrdad Hariri, CSPC CEO and President, has been appointed to serve on the Governing Board of the Journal of...
24/01/2019
Natural Resources Canada
14/01/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
09/01/2019
Natural Resources Canada
07/12/2018
National Research Council Canada
06/12/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
30/11/2018
Natural Resources Canada
19/11/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
16/11/2018
Government of Canada
13/11/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
09/11/2018
Natural Resources Canada
23/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
12/10/2018
For decades now research funding in Canada has failed to keep pace with the constant pressure to increase productivity and output in order to...
12/10/2018
The Canadian Science Policy Centre Strategic Plan asserts that “Embracing and synthesizing [ ] diverse perspectives and collaborating across...
11/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
10/10/2018
Inclusivity, “going beyond the slogans” is action, not empty promises. Inclusivity means increasing access, which means increased spending in the...
10/10/2018
In the 2018 federal budget, the government of Canada committed funds to implement a national Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) Strategy. Central...
04/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
03/10/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
28/09/2018
Professor Ruth Ross is Chair of the Dept of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at CAMH. Professor Harold...
25/09/2018
National Research Council Canada
24/09/2018
London School of Economics and Political Science
10/09/2018
Article 2, Section 1a of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change (UNFCCC, 2015), to which Canada is party, adopted as its goal, “Holding the...
10/09/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
06/09/2018
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
28/08/2018
Natural Resources Canada
20/08/2018
It’s official. On October 17, Canada will become just the second country in the world to fully legalize the recreational use and possession of...
20/08/2018
Bill C-45 – the Cannabis Act – received Royal Assent on 21 June 2018, and as of 17 October 2018, the recreational use of cannabis will be legal in...
20/08/2018
The legalization of Cannabis steadfastly approaches our nation this fall. Canada stands out as the first of the G7 countries to adopt such a...
02/08/2018
In early June 2018, Bill 157 – Québec’s provincial regulations document for the legalization of nonmedical cannabis – was voted in by the National...
31/07/2018
Council of Canadian Academies
30/07/2018
Government of Canada
25/07/2018
Canada Foundation for Innovation
25/07/2018
Government of Canada
24/07/2018
Unfortunately, we are not past the discussion period. We need to continue to convince others that the climate is changing and that their actions do...
27/06/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
26/06/2018
Government of Canada
15/06/2018
Government of Canada
28/05/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
25/05/2018
Canadian Space Agency
16/05/2018
The Canadian scientific community is delighted that the federal government has fully committed to evidence-based decision-making with a historical...
09/05/2018
The Chief Scientist and the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) are pleased to announce their support for the Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC)...
08/05/2018
Ontario Office of the Premier
04/05/2018
Canadian Space Agency
02/05/2018
Ontario Centres of Excellence
30/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
20/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
18/04/2018
Ontario Office of the Premier
17/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
16/04/2018
Ontario Office of the Premier
16/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
12/04/2018
Natural Resources Canada
12/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
11/04/2018
Canada Foundation for Innovation
07/04/2018
Government of Canada
29/03/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
14/03/2018
Decades have passed since the first policies oriented to support women in the sciences were launched. North American funding agencies, as well as...
13/03/2018
I am a first-generation Canadian born to immigrant parents, a first-generation post-secondary degree holder, and a woman of colour pursuing a...
12/03/2018
For decades we have wrestled with the disturbing statistics about gender balance in STEM, showing lower participation by women in STEM careers,...
12/03/2018
I was always taught to let my work speak for itself and eventually, I’d reap the benefits of my hard work. However, once I began my research training...
12/03/2018
Microaggressions are subtle derogatory messages that are communicated to an individual or group of individuals. In many occasions, they come from...
12/03/2018
As a woman in science I have experienced many challenges. While working as a graduate student, I felt fortunate that I was surrounded by both female...
12/03/2018
Women’s contribution to sciences is not well recognized due to men’s inability to see the obvious. If it was not for women the human race would not...
12/03/2018
We’ve come a long way since the days of Harriet Brooks, Canada’s first female nuclear physicist. Harriet, who is often considered one of the greatest...
12/03/2018
Visited a toy store lately? Pink and blue aisles are still a reality! But as Barbie turns 59, she’s competing for shelf-space with an exciting...
07/03/2018
On Monday afternoon, the Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Kirsty Duncan spoke with Canadian Science Policy...
07/03/2018
Toronto Star
07/03/2018
Toronto Star
06/03/2018
After much anticipation, the Canadian scientific community has much to celebrate about the Federal Budget 2018 for two historic shifts; first a...
06/03/2018
With its third Budget, “Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class,” the Government of Canada has set the objective of building an equal, competitive,...
06/03/2018
Budget 2018, Equality Growth: A Strong Middle Class has proposed unprecedented support for Canadian health research and innovation through an...
06/03/2018
Finally, a budget that examined every measure through a gender lens to bring life to the goals of this government to create equality in Canada. What...
06/03/2018
The 2018 Budget heavily bets the welfare of Canadians on investments in science and technological innovation, seemingly ignoring the core issue with...
06/03/2018
Until about three weeks ago, I had never heard of the budget lockup. Scientists don’t get much training in policy and little regular exposure to...
05/03/2018
Canadian life sciences can lead the world – but we’re not there yet. The good news is we now have many of the tools to get there. “Equality +...
05/03/2018
Budget 2018 is excellent news for Canadian science. It represents a balanced and strategic approach to the operational, infrastructure and personnel...
05/03/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
05/03/2018
Mid-mandate budgets have a reputation for being underwhelming. While Budget 2018 is prudent, it reiterates that the federal government understands...
02/03/2018
Canada’s research community mobilized this past year as never before to make the case for major reinvestment in our federal research ecosystem. With...
02/03/2018
Our present government stated that they plan to use evidence-based decision-making. Their approach to fundamental science priorities in the 2018...
02/03/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
02/03/2018
The federal budget contains two seemingly unrelated themes that will position the Canada’s agri-food sector to boost economic growth. These themes...
02/03/2018
Earlier this week Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his third federal budget in the House of Commons. The budget, entitled Equality Growth: A...
02/03/2018
Canadian budget 2018 choreographs a politically correct move to harvest diversity dividend by supporting inclusive initiatives for women, indigenous...
28/02/2018
Council of Canadian Academies
28/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
28/02/2018
The federal government's Budget 2018 is an advance for the science, research and innovation communities. The overall approach to gender equity,...
22/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
22/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
15/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
14/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Finance
13/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
12/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
06/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
05/02/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
25/01/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
18/01/2018
Government of Canada
18/01/2018
Natural Resources Canada
16/01/2018
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
10/01/2018
Natural Resources Canada
08/01/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
20/12/2017
Ontario Centres of Excellence
13/12/2017
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
13/12/2017
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
11/12/2017
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
08/12/2017
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
08/12/2017
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs
23/11/2017
Report of the Summit: Researchers’ Response to Fundamental Science Review Panel Recommendations Organized by: Dr. Jim Woodgett (Director of...
15/11/2017
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
15/11/2017
Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
10/11/2017
Health Canada
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