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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...
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...
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....
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
CBC News
A significant number of Canadians have trust issues with researchers in certain areas of science, including climate change, a new poll suggests.
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...
09/04/2012
There was good news for CANARIE in the 2012 federal budget: we will receive $40 million over the next two-year period, a clear indication of the...
09/04/2012
Flaherty’s budget is bold and restrained. The $17M for continued work on isotope technologies coupled with the $107M for AECL continuation for the...
09/04/2012
Last Thursday, the Conservative government presented a budget that draws out a timid course to close Canada’s long-standing innovation gap that will...
15/04/2011
Science et politique tentent de dialoguer
Octobre faste au Québec : deux congrès sur les échanges entre science et politique, l’affaire du recensement qui n’en finit plus de rebondir et des...
15/04/2011
Agence Science-Presse
L’accès à l'eau potable est à présent reconnu comme un droit humain, mais encore faut-il trouver les moyens d’en faire une réalité. La « diplomatie...
15/04/2011
The Agenda
Tonight’s guest is Mehrdad Hariri, chair of the Canadian Science Policy Conference . The organization was formed to promote science and science...

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