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As a business leader, you have an opportunity to add your trusted voice to calls for increased federal support for fundamental research. 

The Department of Finance has just launched their online consultation to hear what Canadians want to see in the next federal budget - let's make sure they hear from the research community! 

In this guest blog post, Samantha Yammine examines why the choice of Dr. Nemer as Chief Science Advisor is important to both Canadian science, and herself personally. 

Samantha Yammine is a Science Communicator and PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto researching how stem cells build and maintain the brain. She makes science fun and friendly by sharing it daily on instagram.com/science.sam. Chat with her more about this on Twitter @SamanthaZY, or visit samanthayammine.com for more.

 

Scientific discovery, innovation, and fundamental research have led to numerous advancements for Canada, and underpins our strong economy and high quality of life. We should be immensely proud of Canadian science.

Here's an excerpt from our op-ed published in the Ottawa Citizen on June 14th. Read the full article here

Since the election of Donald Trump, Canada has been distancing itself from U.S. policies on everything from immigration to human rights to science.