In the wake of the Liberals’ decisive election victory, Canada’s largest high-tech trade association is calling for a beefed-up science and technology ministry dedicated to fostering business innovation.
Experts say Canada needs to do more on innovation after country gets a ‘C’ on innovation report card
University of Calgary professor Richard Hawkins, a fellow at the school’s Centre for Innovation Studies, said
governments should focus on doing what the private sector won’t do, whether that’s building networks or funding early-stage research.
An interactive exploration of the 42nd Parliament
It’s been a great month for Canadian science. Queen’s University physicist Arthur McDonald won the Nobel Prize for, as the citation reads, “the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass.” Curiosity-driven science done at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory; pure science done in Canada by a Canadian.
From September 30 to October 2, 2015, representatives from public health, medical and veterinary sectors joined scientists working in the area of antimicrobial drug discovery and controlling multi-drug resistant bacteria at Copenhagen, Denmark for International Conference on One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (ICOHAR 2015).
Canadian women held just one-quarter of the seats in the House of Commons when the writ dropped back in August. This figure places us 50th in a recent international ranking of women in parliaments.
Johnson & Johnson's ($JNJ) new R&D outpost in Toronto isn't slated to open until the spring, but the company has already inked a pair of collaboration deals worth up to $690 million as it settles into the local biotech scene.
Eleven months earlier, on Sept. 11, 2013, Caietta-Khorrami had given birth to a stillborn baby girl after four heavily medicated days of labour. The pain and shock of a child dying at 38 weeks of pregnancy had thrown her into depression, and the Bradford, Ont., resident feared going through it all again.
A recent poll shows that three of the top five priorities for Canadians relate to health. So why aren't politicians talking about it?
We've seen libraries dismantled, studies dumpstered. Now, it's Cochrane Canada's turn at the chopping block.
Winnipeg South Conservative candidate Gordon Giesbrecht denies that federal scientists are being muzzled by the government, but Experimental Lakes Area researcher Michael Rennie begs to differ.
Sometimes, you have to go against the flow. It can hurt and it takes courage, but sometimes–not always, mind you–everything really does work out for the better.
New research finds that babies need to be able to move their tongues to better understand speech