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March 20, 2012
The Council is pleased to announce the appointment of John A. Cherry as Chair of the Expert Panel on Harnessing Science and Technology to Understand the Environmental Impacts of Shale G...
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February 3, 2012
The Council recently received a new question for assessment regarding therapeutic products for children. The question was referred to the Council by the Minister of Health on behalf of ...
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January 17, 2012
Protecting human health and the environment is of paramount importance to Canadians. As such, the federal regulation and testing requirements for pesticides has been extensive, and toda...
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January 12, 2012
In 2011, the presidents of the Council of Canadian Academies, the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences developed a j...
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January 4, 2012
The Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Esko Aho as Chair of the Expert Panel on the Socio-Economic Impacts of Innovation Investments. The Ontario Ministry of Economi...
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November 22, 2011
The Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Kathleen Sendall as Chair of the Expert Panel on the State of Industrial Research and Development in Canada. As Director of CGG...
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November 4, 2011
The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation has asked the Council of Canadian Academies to assess best practices in measuring socio-economic outcomes and impacts of gove...
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November 1, 2011
The Council is now officially on Twitter! You can follow us and join the conversation at @Scienceadvice.ca. You can also find us on LinkedIn and YouTube (where you can watch our latest...
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October 5, 2011
Canada’s oceans are undergoing unprecedented changes and are being stressed in numerous ways, which has profound implications for future development opportunities and also creates...
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September 22, 2011
Increased global trade and migration, higher population densities, and climate change all affect the nature of risks associated with animal diseases and human health. The pace of these ...
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