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In collaboration with Elect STEM, E4D volunteers reviewed which of the candidates running for office in the 2022 Ontario provincial election have a degree or background in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine (STEMM)

Leigh Paulseth. A scientist who ran for office

In this guest blog post, Leigh Paulseth recounts why she ran as a Green Party candidate during the 2021 federal election, and how we can better support scientists who choose to run for public office

By Leigh Paulseth

Lessons Learned from S2PA

E4D hosted 25 early-career researchers for our inaugural Science to Policy Accelerator program. Here’s a snapshot of what we learned together.

2022 Federal Budget. Image shows a stack of coins.

Today, the Government of Canada tabled its 2022 budget. With Canada reaching its highest inflation rate (and climbing) in three decades, this budget focuses on affordability and fiscal balance. There are flagship investments in building affordable homes and transitioning to a green economy, as well as boosts to defence spending and a budding new dental plan.

Below is a copy of the transcript of our remarks at the Standing Committee on Science and Research’s eighth meeting, as part of an ongoing study on successes, challenges and opportunities for science in Canada

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