Is Canada Retreating From Science?

September 16, 2012 at 4:36 pm Leave a comment

TVO covered this issue in a recent blog post. Your thoughts?

For the past several months, opposition parties and scientists have been raising concern over the way the Conservative government in Ottawa is changing Canadian policies towards the funding of scientific research. Below, James Colliander, a professor of mathematics at the University of Toronto, and blogger, expresses his concerns over the changes. In particular, he expresses skepticism over the government’s strategy to create more partnerships between researchers and businesses, and argues the government has not done enough to properly consult scientists on the policy changes.

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