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Evidence for Democracy was asked by the Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, to provide feedback on the creation of a Chief Science Officer (CSO) for Canada. We consulted science policy experts, international best practices, and surveyed our approximately 15 000 supporters across Canada in order to guide our recommendations.

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When it comes to evidence-based decision-making in health, clinical trials are the standard for determining if a drug is safe and effective. However, up to half of the information from these trials is never made available to doctors or patients.

The following piece by E4D's Executive Director, Dr. Katie Gibbs, was published on Cochrane Canada's blog in December 2015. 

On November 30th, leaders from across the globe meet in Paris for the 21st Conference of Parties, to discuss global solutions to climate change. On the eve of this, citizens across the globe are marching in the People's Climate March to demand action to prevent catastrophic climate change.