This is a guest blog post from Amanda Veri, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. After some training and a few conversations with E4D staff, Amanda had a sucessful meeting with Stephen Lecce (King-Vaughan). Read on to find out why she chose to meet with him and what she thinks you can do as a researcher. 

This summer the federal government is consulting on a number of policies related to science and research. As researchers, scientists and science-enthusiasts, we encourage you to participate!

Ottawa (July 4, 2018) - New Ontario Premier Doug Ford dismissed Ontario’s Chief Scientist this week. The role of Ontario’s Chief Scientist was announced in June 2016 by the previous Ontario government, and Dr. Molly Shoichet was hired to fill the position in November 2017.

 Check out our latest training document to find out how the pre-budget process works, why we advocate for funding during the pre-budget process, and how you can be involved.

Ottawa (February 27, 2018) - In their 2018 budget tabled today, the Liberal government responded to the concerns raised by the Canadian scientific community with a significant and historic investment in fundamental research. 

This post is republished from The Conversation, and is by ​Scott McKenzieUniversity of British Columbia.

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! 

High-Arctic research station receives bridge funding from federal government, ensuring facility remains open

For Immediate Release

We have some great news to share!

Thanks to your efforts, the federal government announced today that they will provide some bridge funding for the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL) in the high Arctic into Fall 2019.