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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...
Scientists should be evaluated not on the basis of their successes—failures are important, too—but on the competence of their efforts and their...
Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart, and Carolyn Bennett comprised the science policy debate panel at the University of Toronto this past Friday. It...
Canada has now established a coherent, stand-alone set of blood safety regulations for all levels of the donation system. Regulatory consolidation...
Members of the UN's newly created scientific advisory board have been announced:
New CSPC Website Launches
How do you think we could change current Canadian science policy to encourage study replication? Is it possible given the current funding climate?
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...
Pierre Duchesne, Québec's minister of higher education, has announced that $2.1 billion will be provided for the province's newly developed policy...
In September, scientists from around the country rallied at Queen's Park to protest federal government cuts to scientific programs and the so-called...
CSPC is proud to present the first ever, Canadian Science Policy Awards of Excellence - Youth Category. This award will recognize a student/...
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The assessment was conducted by a 13-member panel of distinguished and multidisciplinary experts from Canada and abroad. Esko Aho, Senior Fellow,...
Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties.
The Australian government is proposing to spend AUD $500 million over 4 years to establish and support up to 10 "Industry Innovation Precincts" that...
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...
The United States should embark on a coordinated national research program into inertial confinement fusion—but only after researchers successfully...
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...
Who do you picture when you read about government scientists and engineers? Sinister individuals in lab coats "advising" from behind the scenes? Or...
A bid by the federal government to impose sweeping confidentiality rules on an Arctic science project has run into serious resistance in the United...
Another crack has appeared in the Harper government’s surreptitious but merciless war to muzzle Canadian scientists — and just about everyone else.
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...
Research collaborations are common occurrences in the scholarly world. From sharing facilities to pairing up faculty members and students to tackle...
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...