Assessments in Progress

The Potential Impacts of Antimicrobial Resistance in Canada

The Minister of Science, on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, has asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to examine the current state of knowledge on the socio-economic impact of antimicrobial resistance on Canadians and the Canadian health care system. [more...]

Learning Experiences Offered by Business Schools in Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake a workshop assessment on learning experiences offered by business schools. [more...]

Policing in Indigenous Communities

Public Safety Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake an expert panel assessment examining the present and future role of police services in First Nation communities located on reserves, self-governing First Nations, and Inuit communities. [more...]

Medical Assistance in Dying

The Council of Canadian Academies’ (CCA) Board of Governors has approved a request by Minister of Health Jane Philpott and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould, to undertake independent reviews related to medical assistance in dying. [more...]

The State of Knowledge and Practice of Integrated Approaches to Natural Resource Management in Canada

Natural Resources Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake an expert panel assessment on the current state of knowledge of integrated approaches to natural resource management in Canada. [more...]

The State of Science and Technology and Industrial Research and Development in Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has asked the Council of the Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake an expert panel report assessment on the current state of science and technology, and industrial research and development in Canada. This assessment will be the third edition in the State of S&T and Industrial R&D assessment series. [more...]

Adapting to the Transportation Needs of an Aging Population

Transport Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake an expert panel assessment on the role of innovation and technology in adapting to the transportation needs of an aging population. [more...]

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