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08/10/2020
Natural Resources Canada
07/10/2020
Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities
21/09/2020
Natural Resources Canada
21/09/2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
18/09/2020
Natural Resources Canada
10/09/2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
09/09/2020
Natural Resources Canada
08/09/2020
Natural Resources Canada
08/09/2020
Natural Resources Canada
01/09/2020
Canadian caregivers play an integral role in the health and well-being of older adults. Over 7.5 million Canadians provide unpaid care for relatives...
18/08/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic poses a once in a century challenge, a test not only for public health and medical science, but for political leaders,...
11/08/2020
Natural Resources Canada
10/08/2020
Natural Resources Canada
09/08/2020
What does it mean to run in a pandemic? A few short months ago, members of my running club might have joked about the popular Zombies, Run! app ....
07/08/2020
While the world grapples with the evolving impacts of COVID-19, the Canadian wildfire season is here again. As the record-setting Australian...
06/08/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused intense anxiety and stress resulting in profound mental health consequences. Being described as the “Fourth Wave” of...
21/07/2020
Natural Resources Canada
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 plays a critical role in moments of crisis, where scientific knowledge, creativity and innovation can not only solve current challenges, but...
19/06/2020
Science for/in Diplomacy For Addressing Global Challenges (S4D4C)
18/06/2020
Natural Resources Canada
18/06/2020
If ever there was an important time to communicate science, it is now. The COVID pandemic has created global uncertainties which require urgent...
02/06/2020
Graduate students occupy an in-between place in academia. They are at university to learn and obtain a degree, but most also contribute to the...
01/06/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is a great challenge to our global society, exposing our limitations as well as new ways to generate adequate responses to...
01/06/2020
The oil and gas sector could play a key role in Canada's economic recovery post the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the rebound of oil markets,...
01/06/2020
I am a scientist who has learned to not speak when tried and tested evidence of my carefully measured experiments and observations are not available...
01/06/2020
It was pretty clear from the outset of the COVID-19 crisis that one of the main victims of the situation would be clarity. Credible, consistent, and...
31/05/2020
- In a 2016 EuroScientist journal article, the relationship between business and science is described as not always smooth. It goes on to say,...
31/05/2020
On Friday, March 13, 2020, amidst an intense swirl of COVID-19 news, Ingenium employees received word that they should take their working files and...
31/05/2020
The global pandemic has a disastrous effect on all aspects of our society – and our food system is no exception. On the surface, the food supply...
30/05/2020
The current COVID-19 crisis underscores the need for effective communication and advocacy efforts by the scientific community. The devastating spread...
30/05/2020
In the age of digital relationships, the #BacharLorai movement draws a connection between social innovation and disaster management in an online...
29/05/2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a high likelihood that there will be a measurable increase in Canadians experiencing mental health and...
29/05/2020
“Why don’t you visit?” This is a phrase we hear when we think of our grandparents, whose health and well-being require love and kindness from those...
29/05/2020
There has been some media attention on how COVID-19 is impacting working parents. This editorial focuses on the impact on women, particularly the...
26/05/2020
There is little doubt that we have found ourselves in the midst of an historical event –the likes of which humans have not experienced for at least a...
25/05/2020
As the Covid-19 pandemic has spread across the globe, so has the numerous news headlines on its devastating effects on the global economy. While in...
23/05/2020
Version française suivante. As Canadian expats in Austria, one of the things that has particularly struck my family and I is the orderliness with...
21/05/2020
At one point in the COVID-19 crisis, UNESCO noted that nearly 9 in 10 elementary and secondary students were out of school. Now, while countries...
20/05/2020
Among the faculty and staff at the Faculty of Native Studies (University of Alberta), there is no question that Pembina Hall – the historic building...
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...
05/05/2020
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic1. Governments around the world have been working to...
04/05/2020
When the dust settles in the summer of 2020, tough questions are going to be asked about where the COVID- 19 pandemic came from and, most crucially,...
04/05/2020
COVID-19 opportunists are capitalizing on the fear of Canadians by offering a variety of products to prevent, diagnose, or treat the disease, such as...
04/05/2020
The world is experiencing disruptions in every aspect of life because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The uncertainty of the future causes anxiety amongst...
04/05/2020
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04/05/2020
The sudden emergence of novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Wuhan, China in November 2019, resulting in a global pandemic is one of the most serious human...
04/05/2020
As the world battles an ongoing pandemic, it is hard not to notice all of the changes happening around us. From changing daily routines, to ever-...
04/05/2020
The Chinese general, military strategist, writer and philosopher, Sun Tzu, is believed to have said, “Know thy self, know thy enemy – a thousand...
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04/05/2020
From a climate change perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic is both a challenge and an opportunity. Earth seems to be getting a planetary respite from...
02/05/2020
Bare shelves at the grocery store. A nationwide rush on toilet paper. Businesses shuttered, millions of Canadians laid off work, and a massive and...
01/05/2020
Editorial:‌ ‌Canadian‌ ‌Science‌ ‌Policy‌ ‌Centre‌ ‌ ‌ (Pandemic‌ ‌special‌ ‌feature)‌ ‌ ‌ The‌ ‌Government‌ ‌of‌ ‌Canada‌ ‌is‌ ‌taking‌ ‌...
01/05/2020
Policy areas are problematically compartmentalized. For instance, labor policy is generally taught separately from other disciplines, has dedicated...
30/04/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that most countries and their health systems were not prepared to deal with a health emergency of this kind....
30/04/2020
Disclaimer: This editorial was prepared and authored by Sanjay Beesoon in his personal capacity. The opinions expressed in this article are the...
30/04/2020
It can become overwhelming as one looks at the images of coffins laid out in various venues, listens to exhausted health care professionals, and sees...
29/04/2020
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27/04/2020
The introduction of physical distancing directives in mid-March 2020 means that a critical tool in the public planners’ toolbox is unavailable for...
25/04/2020
Pandemics are low-probability high-consequence events that inevitably occur, confirming Murphy’s Law: If something can go wrong, it will. It is...
22/04/2020
Do you know where your fish comes from? It may come as a shock to learn that the majority of Canadian seafood is exported and the small percentage...
22/04/2020
Today, we are in mid-crisis mode across the country and around the world. While managing the daily issues that arise, we are all trying to imagine...
21/04/2020
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21/04/2020
Some 11,000 plus Canadian Controlled Private Corporations (CCPCs) claim Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR...
21/04/2020
Information Immunity There are not one, but two pandemics taking place at the moment. One is COVID-19 in the physical reality and another is COVID-...
21/04/2020
DISCLAIMER: The views presented in this article are solely those of the author, and do not represent the views, interests, or funded work of the Bill...
20/04/2020
Canadians want to do everything they can to help in these uncertain times. Fortunately, we were given clear instructions from Prime Minister Trudeau...
20/04/2020
When our society has faced existential crises in the past, we have banded together to overcome them. The COVID-19 pandemic is one such a threat that...
20/04/2020
Is it possible that a global pandemic can deepen our local ties and even strengthen our communities? There seems to be a lot of discussion about this...
20/04/2020
Public health officials have been insisting that we need to stay at home and maintain social distancing with people who are not part of our immediate...
20/04/2020
While it is admittedly early to contemplate the far-reaching implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for Canada’s health system, one thing is already...
20/04/2020
The execution of education at universities experienced a great shift over the month of March 2020. The last face-to-face lessons at Ontario Tech...
20/04/2020
Our leaders and media have latched onto the war metaphor to describe the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. I don’t know about you, but...
20/04/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic presents extraordinary global challenges affecting individuals, families, communities, health services, and economies. Research...
20/04/2020
To effectively develop countermeasures for emerging and re-emerging (viral) pandemics, a significant collaborative effort between industry,...
20/04/2020
Public health emergencies create a new context in which societies must balance competing priorities. Indeed, as a liberal society with...
19/04/2020
Bill Gates told us we were not ready--and he was right. In 2015, he issued a warning that if anything were likely to kill over 10 million people, it...
19/04/2020
Now, more than ever, people around the world are concerned about the impact that the current health pandemic will have on their daily lives and what...
18/04/2020
By the end of January 2020, most Canadian universities were publishing updates on their websites about COVID-19. Most said they were monitoring the...
18/04/2020
Many years ago, members of our research team were sitting in a garden with Dr. Rosemary Ommer, a scholar admired for her ground-breaking multi-...
17/04/2020
The COVID-19 crisis is now-- rightly-- occupying virtually all our mental and media spaces. To protect ourselves from the virus, the isolation and...
17/04/2020
It goes without saying that these are uncertain times. But Canadians can find some reassurance knowing that our country is a world leader when it...
17/04/2020
Unprecedented policy decisions, with risks and consequences that are largely unknown and unpredictable, are being made in response to the COVID-19...
31/03/2020
The Atlantic
27/03/2020
CSPC Call for Editorials: Response to COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impacts As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change our lives and policies, CSPC...
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
12/11/2019
Genome 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...
05/11/2019
Risks from infectious and non-infectious emergencies are increasing in communities globally, influenced by emerging infectious diseases, extreme...
05/11/2019
  In recent decades, obesity has shown a continuous rise worldwide. Chile is one of the countries with the highest rates of obesity in the...
05/11/2019
  A recent survey paints a surprising picture of the state of science in Canada. While the vast majority of Canadians — 84 percent — believe...
05/11/2019
  Smart cities promise increased prosperity and improved quality of life for communities that can strategically leverage advanced technology...
05/11/2019
In 2016, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital) launched an initiative to fully adopt open science with the creation of the...
05/11/2019
  Internationally, the drive to make scholarly research available to all (Open Access - OA), is gathering momentum, spurred in large part by...
05/11/2019
Most Canadians believe that in the future, scientific advancement will play a major role in solving challenges and pressing needs.[1] Research shows...
05/11/2019
The connection between policymakers, scientists and the public is essential in advancing innovative technology and policy to solve complex problems...
05/11/2019
Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency, severity and sophistication. Is Canada well-positioned in this arena and ready to take on the growing...
05/11/2019
Science didn’t make headlines during the 2019 Canadian federal elections — but for once, it did receive more attention, in part, due to scientists...
05/11/2019
  Digital technologies that collect, process, and analyze data are evolving at lightning speed. In this context, ‘agile’ has become the...
05/11/2019
Humankind may soon greatly expand its power over nature through a range of potentially transformative technologies. Advances in biotechnology, like...
04/11/2019
The Bank of Canada’s communication is critical during uncertain economic times and plays an influential role in consumer behaviour. These...
04/11/2019
The pressure is on! Farmers around the world are facing incredible challenges to increase food production and protect the environment, all while...
04/11/2019
The Arctic is undergoing immense change. The region is warming twice as fast as the rest of the globe. Particles of plastics burnt halfway around the...
04/11/2019
The ‘promise of science’ is about envisioning possible futures from advances in science and technology.  It is our expectation that science will...
21/10/2019
I work in a rather interesting space, trying to increase the creation and uptake of scientific research within the field of public policing. It has...
07/10/2019
Technical innovations are often described as making technologies more powerful, faster, or as disruptive change agents in industry. Who decides where...
30/09/2019
In a climate where public funding is emphasizing value for money, there is a rising need to better capitalize on government investment in research...
13/09/2019
University Affairs
04/09/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
28/08/2019
Institute on Governance
23/08/2019
Policy Options
08/08/2019
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
08/08/2019
Council of Canadian Academies
07/08/2019
Natural Resources Canada
31/07/2019
University Affairs
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
09/07/2019
Access to nutritious food has been an ongoing concern for several years and with the recent release of a revised version of Canada’s Food Guide the...
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
25/06/2019
It should be abundantly clear to most of us that we have entered into a new era, some have called it a new epoch, the Anthropocene, where man’s...
24/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
24/06/2019
No matter what your position is on climate change and its risks to the environment and society, one thing is clear—we’ve been missing the mark when...
21/06/2019
The recent regional IPBES assessment reports on biodiversity and ecosystems services as well as Canada‘s Climate Change report describe again what we...
Kelly Bronson (right), Alana Lajoie-O'Malley (left)
20/06/2019
One thing is clear from Canada’s “Changing Climate Report”: we need to achieve deep emissions reductions and also adapt to the changing climate we’re...
20/06/2019
With the publication of both the United Nations regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services and Canada’s 2019 Changing Climate...
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
22/05/2019
With the recent announcement of $160M to boost funding for “nationally significant” science facilities, Trudeau has continued to position himself as...
21/05/2019
Government of Canada
29/04/2019
Canada Foundation for Innovation
24/04/2019
Natural Resources Canada
24/04/2019
Government of Canada
15/04/2019
National Research Council Canada
10/04/2019
Public Health Agency of Canada
10/04/2019
Across Canada, “Shoppers Drug Mart Presents…Medical Cannabis: The future is now”. In holding conferences outlining the place for medical cannabis...
03/04/2019
As health care researchers and practitioners working to improve the quality of life and care for persons living with dementia and as concerned...
29/03/2019
Budgets are about choices. Budget 2019 chose to continue the underfunding of public science capacity in Canada. While Budget 2018 had announced $1.7...
28/03/2019
  Canada’s “Fathers of Confederation” were men of their time, which is why, among other things, “health” was not seen as a primary...
28/03/2019
I am a great fan for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for he represents new and young Canada. His offbeat approach leaves behind archaic diplomacy of...
28/03/2019
The 2019 federal budget being a largely a caretaker budget meaning that it lacks some of the more cynical pre-electoral giveaways that sometimes...
27/03/2019
Budget 2019 announced $459 million of new and renewed support for several leading science and technology-based organizations. This should be...
27/03/2019
The Canadian government and food security policy We salute the Canadian government’s efforts to establish a food policy for the country. This new...
27/03/2019
The 2019 Federal Budget builds on the historic investment in mental health spending announced in 2017 and aims to support key foundational mental...
27/03/2019
The past weeks have been transformative for the Canadian Space Agency. With the Prime Minister’s announcement of new funding to join the Lunar...
27/03/2019
Budgets, by their nature, are multi-headed beasts. They must provide a financial blueprint for the country, prioritizing investments and signalling...
27/03/2019
The federal budget is an opportunity to build on 21st century economy needs while ensuring Canada remains at the forefront of discovery and...
26/03/2019
From the get-go, Budget 2019 was introduced by Finance Minister Bill Morneau as a “skills budget” and indeed it delivered a wide range of measures...
26/03/2019
In the recent federal budget, Canada signaled it was ready to join the rest of the G7 in moving towards a National School Food Program. This is...
26/03/2019
Background A review of the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Credit (SR...
26/03/2019
The gap between incremental progress and the fast, transformative change we need on one of humanity’s toughest scientific challenges was on full...
26/03/2019
This year’s federal budget underscores the importance of sustained commitment to universities, recognizing the central role they play in meeting the...
25/03/2019
In the recent federal budget, Canada signaled it was ready to join the rest of the G7 in moving towards a National School Food Program. This is...
25/03/2019
Throughout the many areas of scientific research, the one constant that unites the majority of scientists is our desire to make an impact on...
25/03/2019
It’s not so much a question of whether we’ve developed a “Culture of Innovation”, whether our kids are interested in science, whether our academic...
25/03/2019
Canada has an excellent reputation in education, research, and innovation and this despite our relatively small economy and population compared to...
25/03/2019
As seniors outnumber children for the first time in history, I expected the 2019 Federal Budget to be Senior Aware. It certainly spoke to many...
21/03/2019
Following landmark investments in the 2018 budget in response to Canada’s Fundamental Science Review, anyone who expected major new investments in...
21/03/2019
Federal Budget 2019 has been touted as a “skills budget” for its focus on supporting education across the primary, secondary and tertiary levels, and...
21/03/2019
Relevant Education The beginning of the 21st century has been marked with the transition to fully automated and highly robotized production. Whole...
20/03/2019
A few essential, seemingly innocuous words pop out in the newly released 2019 Federal Budget. The terms are “connectivity needs”, “broadband” and “...
20/03/2019
#NextGen: Be Bold, Be Brave! Science...
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...
20/03/2019
Budget 2019 was not just business as usual for the Liberal Party of Canada. Mired in the never ending fallout of the SNC-Lavalin affair, the Trudeau...
18/03/2019
Association francophone pour le savoir
18/03/2019
Canadian Commission for UNESCO
Version française: https://fr.ccunesco.ca/blogue/2019/3/nouvellegeneration-alliez-bravoure-et-audace
28/02/2019
Internationally recognized women’s health researcher Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior becomes the tenth recipient of MSFHR’s Aubrey J. Tingle Prize....
13/02/2019
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Applications are now open for the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research’s 2019 Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. The I2C...
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
20/01/2019
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Public and patient engagement (PPE) in health care, policy and research is increasingly seen as a key strategy to drive health system transformation...
20/01/2019
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Practicing clinicians have a unique understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with improving patient care, and as a result, have...
14/01/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
09/01/2019
Natural Resources Canada
13/12/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
As British Columbia's health research funding agency, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research thinks deeply about how to grow, improve and...
07/12/2018
Save the Date! The 11th Canadian Science Policy Conference will be held in Ottawa from November 13th to the 15th 2019 at the Westin Hotel.
07/12/2018
National Research Council Canada
06/12/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
04/12/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize, awarded annually to a BC-based clinician scientist whose research and impact is...
30/11/2018
Natural Resources Canada
19/11/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
16/11/2018
Government of Canada
14/11/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
In partnership with CIHR’s Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, MSFHR is co-funding six 2018 Health System Impact Fellows, enabling a...
13/11/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
09/11/2018
Natural Resources Canada
29/10/2018
As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of CSPC conferences, it is perhaps worth remembering one of the keynotes at the very first event in 2009. The...
23/10/2018
Assessing research impact is complex and challenging, but essential for understanding the link between research funding investments and outcomes both...
23/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
19/10/2018
One of the frequently cited barriers to commercialization in Canada is that industry, academia, investors, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs...
15/10/2018
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
Science
11/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
10/10/2018
What place does inclusion have in science? What value does it bring to the table? Is it practical to incorporate this into the very fabric of how we...
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
04/10/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
In research you really have to love and be committed to your work because things have more of a chance of going wrong than right. But when things go...
03/10/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
01/10/2018
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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
19/09/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
MSFHR’s new Implementation Science Team (IST) Program is designed to address a gap in understanding how research findings and other evidence-based...
18/09/2018
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
29/08/2018
Event Title: Cyber Summit Event Date: Wednesday, November 7 - Thursday, November 8. Please note: The conference will be held November 7-8, with...
28/08/2018
Natural Resources Canada
26/08/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
MSFHR's Reach Program is designed to facilitate the uptake of health research evidence to inform and/or improve further research, practice and policy...
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...
15/08/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
The Research Trainee Program is one of MSFHR’s flagship funding opportunities. Since 2001, it has supported more than 1,200 Research Trainees ̶...
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...
23/07/2018
Eight BC health researchers have been funded in MSFHR’s second Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. Each will receive funding to...