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One year ago today, Canadians went to polls. There are many claims that science was an important election issue, and indeed, engaged the public as never before. Are these claims true?

This infographic shows us how Canadian science issues played out on Twitter in the lead-up to the 2015 federal election.

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In the lead-up to the 2015 federal election, the federal Liberals made 219 promises to Canadians. Fifteen of these related to science and evidence-based decision-making. As we approach the one-year anniversary of the election, we ask, what progress has been made? 

We discussed in depth the performance of the Liberals on a few key promises in the Toronto Star.

What about the rest? Here, we give you a run down of every pre-election promise relating to science and evidence... and where things stand today.

We did - with events in six cities across Canada!

This month, the federal government has been inviting Canadians to weigh in on Canada's Fundamental Science Review. Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan has assembled an Independent Review Panel, who are considering the feedback of thousands of Canadians for our nations' scientific future. 

It seems like Fall is here! Ottawa already feels different -- university students are back from summer break, the weather is changing, and most importantly for us at Evidence for Democracy, Parliament returns today.

This is our chance to keep pushing for smart decision-making in Canada, starting with the rebuilding of science.