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From open letters to robust responses to government consultation on CEAA, Canadian scientists are organizing around the overhaul of our environmental assessment processes.

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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. 

While we wait to hear more on about a Federal Chief Science Officer, Megan Dodd provides a guest blog post exploring the potential role for a Chief Science Officer in Ontario.

One year ago today, Canadians went to polls. There are many claims that science was an important election issue, and indeed, engaged the public as never before. Are these claims true?

This infographic shows us how Canadian science issues played out on Twitter in the lead-up to the 2015 federal election.

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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.