The Canada2067 initiative has launched, with a goal of creating an action plan and national standard for K-12 STEM education.
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.
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.
Science Minister Kristy Duncan decides to inflict funding penalties on universities that do not reach diversity targets.
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.