Responses to government consultations

Evidence for Democracy provides responses to consultations by all levels of government which relate to science and evidence-based decision-making. Using the expertise of our staff, board of directors, and Network of Experts, we prepare recommendations to improve legislation and policy. Below are links to recommendations we have submitted to government.

2017

Recommendations to the National Energy Board Modernization Review Panel | Link to full report

A Champion for Science: Contributions to Ontario’s search for a Chief Science Officer | Link to full report

 

2016

Revitalizing Research: Canada's Fundamental Science Review | Link to brief | Link to full report (pdf).

Moving from Open Data to Open Science: A response to Canada’s Open Government Draft Plan | Link to briefLink to full report (pdf).

Response to Canada’s proposals for revitalizing access to informationLink to briefLink to full report (pdf).

Response to Canada’s Terms of Reference for National Energy Board Modernization expert panel | Link to full report (pdf).

Response to Canada’s Terms of Reference for Canadian Environmental Assessment Act expert panel Link to full report (pdf).

Scientific integrity for environmental decision-making: A submission to Canada’s Expert Panel for reform of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act | Link to briefLink to full report (pdf).