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. 

Vote Science logo

This post was contributed by a supporter, Reverend David Price, who took part in the #VoteScience campaign ahead of the 2019 Federal Election. Check out his story of his experience with the campaign! 

How politicians use evidence - and how public servants can help them find it

This piece was originally published on December 16, 2019 on Apolitical following the release of our latest research report Evidence in Action

Workshops and Skill Building

Evidence for Democracy offers toolkits, training sessions, and workshops that will help you improve your science-policy skills! 

Our New Government: What does this mean for science?

Election 2019 has come and gone! 

If you’re like me, you probably stayed up late, watching the votes roll in, and discussing the results with your friends and family. If you’re curious what this new government might mean for science, research, and evidence-based decision-making in Canada, we’ve put together a brief analysis to help you out.