News & Perspectives
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...
The United States should embark on a coordinated national research program into inertial confinement fusion—but only after researchers successfully...
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...
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...
A bid by the federal government to impose sweeping confidentiality rules on an Arctic science project has run into serious resistance in the United...
Who do you picture when you read about government scientists and engineers? Sinister individuals in lab coats "advising" from behind the scenes? Or...
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...
Another crack has appeared in the Harper government’s surreptitious but merciless war to muzzle Canadian scientists — and just about everyone else.
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...
A government review that quietly began earlier this month could lead to major changes at the agencies charged with distributing much of the United...
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....
The former director of an interdisciplinary research group of an energy research centre at the University of Calgary is calling the centre a failure...
Lately, it seems that Environment Minister Peter Kent is getting a little sensitive about criticism against the Harper government's climate policy.
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...
The scientist, broadcaster, author and namesake of the David Suzuki Foundation, wants to — believe it or not — enshrine the right to a 'healthy...
Julie Payette knows, quite literally, how far science and technology have taken Canada over the last 150 years. The celebrated Canadian astronaut...
Strong environment laws and policies could foster growth for Canadian businesses in a rapidly expanding green economy, Environment Minister Peter...
In this exclusive interview with the Geopoliticalmonitor, FLOW Program Manager Nancy Goucher provides an overview of the pressing water issues facing...
A significant number of Canadians have trust issues with researchers in certain areas of science, including climate change, a new poll suggests.
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...
Flaherty’s budget is bold and restrained. The $17M for continued work on isotope technologies coupled with the $107M for AECL continuation for the...
Last Thursday, the Conservative government presented a budget that draws out a timid course to close Canada’s long-standing innovation gap that will...
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...