Dr JJ Kavelaars Publish Date: 14-MAR-2011 01:37 PM Dr JJ Kavelaars is Senior Research Officer at the NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics and archive scientist with the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre, the worlds largest repository (by data volume) of astronomical imaging data. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physics and Astronomy Departments at McMaster University and the University of Victoria.
Daryl Copeland Publish Date: 03-NOV-2010 08:08 AM Daryl Copeland is an Ottawa-based analyst, author and educator specializing in diplomacy, international policy, global issues and public management.
Yves Gingras (French) Publish Date: 29-OCT-2010 01:58 PM Yves Gingras has been a professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) since 1986. In 1997, Gingras co-founded the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies, where he currently holds the position of scientific director.
Dr. David Suzuki Publish Date: 20-JUL-2010 01:31 PM David Suzuki, co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation (www.davidsuzuki.org) is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way.
CFIA Consultations and Canadian Food Safety (PDF)
Publish Date: 19-DEC-2014 02:44 AM
As part of the 2014 CFIA Consultations, the Professional Institute of The Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) has submitted a detailed analysis of each of the following proposals:
Scientists Rally in Support of Federal Research
Publish Date: 27-NOV-2014 11:16 AM
On the morning of October 22, researchers and science staff from Natural Resources Canada, Agriculture & Agri-food Canada and the Department of National Defence demonstrated in Québec city at the entrance of Université Laval in support of research in the federal government.
The Canada First Research Excellence Fund seems to be the Harper government’s response to fierce criticism about its science policies. It was announced with much fanfare last week (although it had appeared in the spring budget) by Prime Minister Stephen Harper as an unprecedented investment to strengthen Canada’s position in the world of science. But it came on the heels of an uproar in the scientific community over the imminent shuttering of a world-class science facility at the University of Ottawa, highlighting precisely what many critics believe is wrong with the Conservatives’ approach to science.
Irrités par les interventions du gouvernement Harper, les scientifiques fédéraux ont concocté un répulsif inusité: des clauses à insérer dans leur convention collective. Reste à voir si le remède sera homologué.