Canada
Canadian Science Community Gathers Momentum in Improving Gender Equity
Canadian Science Community Gathers Momentum in Improving Gender Equity
Viviane Callier | Jan 18, 2018
Institutions document the effects of unconscious bias and set specific goals for gender balance.
In Canada, Signs of Life Nearly 4 Billion Years Old
In Canada, Signs of Life Nearly 4 Billion Years Old
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 28, 2017
Embedded within 3.95-billion-year-old rock, scientists have found graphite with a carbon signature that indicates biological activity.
Canada Names Chief Science Advisor
Canada Names Chief Science Advisor
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 27, 2017
Scientists speculate about whether the appointment will mean more funding for research.
Report: Boost Funds for Basic Science in Canada
Report: Boost Funds for Basic Science in Canada
Diana Kwon | Apr 11, 2017
An independent review of Canadian science reveals a need for additional funds to investigator-led, basic research.
Canadian Researchers Disheartened Over Draft Budget
Canadian Researchers Disheartened Over Draft Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 26, 2017
Researchers in the country speak out as a second version of Canada’s national budget retains freezes spending at key science funding councils.
Genetic Nondiscrimination in Canada
Genetic Nondiscrimination in Canada
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 9, 2017
Canada’s parliament is set for a final vote on a proposed genetic nondiscrimination act.
Open Letter Leads to Peer Review Changes
Open Letter Leads to Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 14, 2016
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will reverse some of the recent changes to its grant-reviewing processes after protests from researchers.
Researchers to CIHR: Reverse Peer Review Changes
Researchers to CIHR: Reverse Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 5, 2016
Nearly 1,200 scientists are asking the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to undo recent changes to its grant-review process.
GM Salmon Approved in Canada
GM Salmon Approved in Canada
Tracy Vence | May 23, 2016
Federal regulators OK the genetically modified fish for sale as food.
Canada's Science-Friendly Federal Budget
Canada's Science-Friendly Federal Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 28, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration has proposed a budget that delivers on his promise to support basic science in the country.