Prime minister Justin Trudeau on September 26 named Dr Mona Nemer as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor (CSA) for a three-year term. Nemer is a medical researcher, professor and VP research at Univ of Ottawa. She held the latter role for 11 years before stepping down last summer. In her new position, Nemer will advise…
Person: Dr Arthur Carty
Strengthening Canada’s science culture
By Dr Arthur Carty
Canada’s ambivalence towards science and technology and our failure to recognize the centrality of science and technology in and to society can be traced to the lack of a strong embedded science culture.