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Ottawa (June 16 2015) - The science group Evidence for Democracy is launching a ‘Science Pledge’ campaign today asking Members of Parliament, candidates, organizations and citizens to pledge their support for science and evidence-based government decision-making.

Ottawa - May 26, 2015

Ottawa - December 7, 2014

The federal government has just released the revised and updated Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) strategy along with details of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, originally announced in the 2014 budget.

OTTAWA, le 8 octobre 2014 –

Un rapport publié aujourd'hui par Évidence pour la Démocratie (ED) – un organisme national, non-partisan et sans but lucratif qui fait la promotion de politiques basées sur la science et les données probantes – et la Simon Fraser University montre que la plupart des ministères et organismes fédéraux ne favorisent pas une communication ouverte entre leurs scientifiques et le grand public.

OTTAWA (October 8, 2014) –

A report released today by Evidence for Democracy (E4D) – a national non-partisan, non-profit organization promoting evidence-based public policy – and Simon Fraser University (SFU) shows that most federal departments fail to adequately support open communication between their researchers and the public.