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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...
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...
CSPC: A Successful Grassroots Effort The Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) was founded in 2008 by a diverse group of young and passionate...
After 5 years, the Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) is returning to Toronto to host an expanded, diversified, richer science policy...
We are pleased to announce 24 panels across CSPC 2013’s five themes of: international trade and diplomacy, private sector innovation, communicating...

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