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Future of fundamental research funding in Canada

On June 13, 2016, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science launched an independent review of federal funding for fundamental science. The review will assess the program machinery that is currently in place to support science and scientists. A final report will be released by the end of 2016. Led by Dr. David Naylor, the panel invites the research community as well as any Canadians interested in participating, to share views, ideas and comments through this online form. The deadline to participate is September 30.

8 August 2016 - 11:10am |

Violence against young women and girls: call for briefs

The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women invites the public to submit written briefs for the Committee’s study on violence against young women and girls in Canada. The deadline is September 23, 2016. For more details, read the news release.

27 June 2016 - 11:47am |

Refugees Welcome Here: Awareness, Advocacy and Action

The Canadian Council for Refugees is hosting its spring Consultation on June 2 to 4, in Saskatoon, with the participation of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum. The consultation will bring together over 300 people from across Canada and beyond and offer key opportunities for information exchange, networking, and strategy development. Discussions will address issues that challenge refugees, immigrants, advocates and community workers. To know more and register, click here.

5 May 2016 - 4:19pm |

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