Organization: Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

Science minister updates house committee on CSO

Science minister Dr Kirsty Duncan told a House of Commons committee April 14 the government will launch its search for a chief science officer “in the next few months”, following a consultation process that received ideas from 74 groups and other parliamentarians, as well as meetings with “hundreds of stakeholders” from across Canada. “We asked…

Government responds to standing committee report

There were few commitments in the federal government’s official response to the 10th report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology. The report was issued last June and contained a series of recommendations on the allocation of research funds by the three granting agencies, the low success rates of small and regional universities…