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Global News - Jessica Vomiero - 3/18/2018
While the Trudeau government has removed restrictions that prevented federal scientists from speaking to the media during the Harper-era, a new report suggests the impact of the government’s amendments is still being realized.
The Globe and Mail - Ivan Semeniuk - 2/28/2018
Going into this year's budget process Finance Minister Bill Morneau said he was already convinced of the need to boost support for Canadian scientists but that he had to think about "how we can have the buggest impact."
iPolitics - Sarah Turnbull - 2/28/2018
Dr. David Naylor, the man that spearheaded last year’s report that looked into Canada’s declining commitment to scientific research, said it was the efforts on the ground over the past several months that resulted in a favourable budget outcome.
The Globe and Mail - Ivan Semeniuk - 2/21/2018
More than half of the federal scientists who responded to an online survey conducted last year say they still do not feel they can speak freely to the public and media about their work despite Trudeau government policies aimed at unmuzzling researchers.
The Guardian - Ashifa Kassam - 1/22/2018
Canadian climate science is facing a looming crisis whose repercussions could be felt far beyond the country’s borders, hundreds of scientists have warned, after the Canadian government failed to renew the country’s only dedicated funding program for climate and atmospheric research.
National Observer - Carl Meyer - 1/22/2018
Canada can’t become a world leader in climate change research without putting its cards on the table, say hundreds of scientists in a new open letter.
The Globe and Mail - Ivan Semeniuk - 11/8/2017
Ottawa has extended a lifeline to Canada's premier Arctic climate laboratory after earlier failing to renew its funding in this year's federal budget.
National Observer - Carl Meyer - 9/26/2017
Recent grumblings about the Trudeau government's commitment to evidence-based decisions turned into cheers on Tuesday after the long-awaited introduction of Canada's new chief scientist.
National Observer - Carl Meyer - 9/5/2017
Five years ago, climate change scientists said they were in the midst of a severe funding crisis.