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Fisheries expert Hillary MacDonell summarizes the government's recent review of the Fisheries Act, and what should be done to ensure the strength and health of Canada's fisheries.

Welcome to Stephanne, our new program co-ordinator!

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Did you attend any of the Environmental Assessment Review public hearings, workshops, or panel presentations? Read on to hear about Stephanne Taylor's take on attending the EA Review workshop, and her hopes as a scientist for the EA review. 

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In the lead-up to the 2015 federal election, the federal Liberals made 219 promises to Canadians. Fifteen of these related to science and evidence-based decision-making. As we approach the one-year anniversary of the election, we ask, what progress has been made? 

We discussed in depth the performance of the Liberals on a few key promises in the Toronto Star.

What about the rest? Here, we give you a run down of every pre-election promise relating to science and evidence... and where things stand today.

We did - with events in six cities across Canada!

Ottawa, March 9, 2016 – In an open letter sent today to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and federal science ministers Kirsty Duncan and Navdeep Bains, two leading groups in the fight to restore evidence-based public policy are calling for scientific integrity provisions, including the right of federal scientists to speak publicly, to be added to collective bargaining agreements and formal science integrity policies at science-based departments.

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March for Science 2018 was a success in Canada from coast to coast

The 2018 March for Science occurred from coast to coast on Saturday, April 14th. Science supporters gathered across the country to celebrate the amazing tool that is science and to call for stronger civic engagement and government support for the institution of science.

Canadians marched, rallied, braved the cold and freezing rain, told and listened to stories, and came out in full force to show their support for science and evidence-based decision making.

Here are recaps of the various events from last month: