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Hey everyone! My name is Tej Heer and I recently started as the Senior Research Associate at E4D. I am very excited to start my new role at the organization. Due to the current pandemic, I joined the team remotely at the beginning of April and look forward to joining in-person in the future.

The world "Managing our mental health during COVID-19" displayed over an image of a young man talking on a cell phone

This post was contributed by one of E4D's volunteers, Zahra Clayborne. Zahra has curated this list of resources to help our community access mental health resources as an important element of protecting public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will add new resources as the situation evolves. 

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This message is to provide an update on how we are responding to COVID-19 here at Evidence for Democracy. We know this is a tough and stressful situation, and we hope you are all staying healthy and taking care of one another. 

New Roadmap Paves the Way for Open Science in Canada

Open Science is a key component of the Government of Canada’s commitments on Open Government. Making science and data fully and freely available builds transparency and accountability, improves access to science and evidence, creates opportunities for collaboration and knowledge mobilization, and can help increase the impact of science.

Pre-Budget Consultation Submission Budget 2020

Ahead of the 2020 Federal Budget, the Department of Finance has opened a survey and is accepting submissions for consultation on priorities for Budget 2020. Evidence for Democracy  has submitted recommendations to the Department which include calls for securing and strengthening the Office of the Chief Science Advisor, recommendations to strengthen Canada’s capacity for openness, transparency, and evidence-based decision-making and support for science capacity, including climate science. 

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