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This summer the federal government is consulting on a number of policies related to science and research. As researchers, scientists and science-enthusiasts, we encourage you to participate!

This is an excerpt from an op-ed authored by our Katie Gibbs and Kathleen Walsh, published in the Ottawa Citizen on July 20th, 2018. Read the full article here.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford promised to provide “value for money” when it comes to tax dollars spent on the public service. Days after taking office, he required the public service to cancel all subscriptions to newspapers and other sources of information, and freeze all travel outside the province.

 

We live in a world that is obsessed with being sterile.

Many people believe that the only way to ensure our health is by clearing ourselves of every microbe on and around us.

But what if this is just making things worse?

 

 Check out our latest training document to find out how the pre-budget process works, why we advocate for funding during the pre-budget process, and how you can be involved.

March for Science 2018 was a success in Canada from coast to coast

The 2018 March for Science occurred from coast to coast on Saturday, April 14th. Science supporters gathered across the country to celebrate the amazing tool that is science and to call for stronger civic engagement and government support for the institution of science.

Canadians marched, rallied, braved the cold and freezing rain, told and listened to stories, and came out in full force to show their support for science and evidence-based decision making.

Here are recaps of the various events from last month: