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In their 2017 budget tabled this week, the Liberal government delivered on their promise to strengthen science in government, but fell short in supporting basic academic research.

Four docked fishing boats
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.

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

Salmon run

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.