Organization: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Canada Pension Plan must divest from fossil fuels, new report argues

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, which manages the CPP’s $420-billion portfolio, should immediately divest from all fossil fuel holdings in response to the climate emergency and to reduce financial risk for current and future CPP recipients, says the lead author of a Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report.

Science minister Duncan meets with CRCC for updates

Science minister Kirsty Duncan met with members of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC) this June to outline her expectations for the committee created in fall 2017 to harmonize research initiatives among federal granting agencies. Duncan’s office said the meeting was held in Ottawa where she made clear her expectations of the CRCC, how it…

Human sciences receive $73M for 835 projects

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada has awarded $73 million in funding for 835 studies related to public health, second language learning, corporate governance, sustainable development, and international law. The investments involve researchers at more than 60 universities and focus on seven broad areas. FMI…. The Krembil Foundation is providing $5…