Organization: University of Alberta

The Short Report – July 27, 2022: Ottawa launches next phase of its ocean protection program, a new policy agreement for Canada’s agricultural partnership, funding to fight online disinformation, and more.

Ottawa invests in marine safety as part of the next phase of the Oceans Protection Plan; federal, provincial, and territorial Ministers of Agriculture reach an agreement for the new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership, fighting disinformation on COVID and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and more.

Research with and for communities

Enlisting research subjects as research managers builds strong bridges of trust and understanding with communities that are being studied. It also yields better findings.

Innovation waits for its Covid moment

Innovations once seen as threatening can turn out to be immensely useful and welcome, as circumstances change to enable them to provide positive economic or social benefits.