Canada2067 Wants Your Input on STEM Education

May 21, 2017

By: Sam Garnett

The Canada2067 initiative has launched, with a goal of creating an action plan and national standard for K-12 STEM education.

May 11, 2017

The Politics and Science of Rising Water Levels

Recent floods in the Fleuve St-Laurent and Great Lakes areas have caused major property damage and evacuations over the past week or so. In the Globe & Mail, Ivan Semeniuk writes about how the flooding is being played politically on the US and Canadian sides of the border.

By: Sam Garnett

May 10, 2017

Rémi Quirion Discusses Canada’s Science Policy Landscape

Quebec’s chief scientist, Rémi Quirion, discusses how Canada can develop its knowledge economy to keep up with other nations, the recent Naylor report, and the selection Canada’s future Chief Science Officer in an interview with University Affairs.

By: Sam Garnett

May 08, 2017

Update: Science Minister Kristy Duncan Requires Diversity for Canada Research Chair Funding

Science Minister Kristy Duncan decides to inflict funding penalties on universities that do not reach diversity targets.

By: Sam Garnett

May 06, 2017

US Congress Increases Science Research Budget While Cutting Access To Insured Healthcare

This week US Congress voted to increase funding to the NIH for medical research, while cutting health care and removing protections for those with prexisting conditions.

By: Sam Garnett