The Professional Institute of the Public Service hosted the 2nd Science Policy Symposium held May 12-14th, 2010 in Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, Québec.
The inaugural Symposium, held in September 2007 was the first science policy conference of its kind in Canada. In 2010 the event brought together more than 200 scientists and science-policy analysts, senior officials, and experts from across Canada and around the world to identify and discuss the key issues facing science policy in Canada.
Unmuzzled: Talking Canada's War on Science March 18, 2014
Publish Date: 19-MAR-2014 02:53 PM
In three revealing, bilingual talks followed by a round-table discussion, this event connected the dots between the recent budget cuts to research, the muzzling of government scientists, and the Conservative government's actual agenda - a concerted dismantling of Canada's longstanding traditions of leadership in natural science and environmental stewardship.
Chris Turner, keynote & award-winning author of The War On Science / Science, on coupe !
Dr. Katie Gibbs, scientist & Executive Director of Evidence for Democracy
Mike De Souza, freelance environment & science journalist
Ethan Cox, MC, journalist & Senior Partner at CauseComms
(Québec) Malgré tout le boucan qui entoure les «compteurs intelligents» et les antennes cellulaires, rien ne permet de croire qu'ils sont nocifs ou que les normes canadiennes actuelles sont trop laxistes, conclut un rapport d'experts divulgué mardi matin.
New Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford holds investments in an elite hedge fund that trades securities in the energy sector he will now oversee. According to his conflict of interest disclosure, Rickford owns an unspecified number of units in the Waratah One Fund, an investment vehicle administered by Toronto firm Waratah Advisors.