The New Science of Health Blog: Is there a monster under the bed?
November 16, 2015 - The far corner under the bed may be one of the safest places in most homes for house dust to hang out. But still, it was not safe from Health Canada researchers who wanted to know what’s in dust anyway?
Statement from the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development on Communicating Science
November 6, 2015—The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, made the following statement today: "Our government values science and will treat scientists with respect. That is why government scientists and experts will be able to speak freely about their work to the media and the public. We are working to make government science fully available to the public and will ensure that scientific analyses are considered in decision making."
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan: Minister of Science
Kirsty Duncan was an Associate Professor of Health Studies at the University of Toronto and the former Research Director for the AIC Institute of Corporate Citizenship at the Rotman School of Management. A renowned international speaker, she has lectured for such organizations as the National Geographic Society, the Government of Japan, and the Young Presidents’ Organization.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission welcomes positive results of IAEA nuclear security review mission in Canada
October 30, 2015 - Today, a team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in Canada. Further to a commitment made by Canada at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, and at the request of the Government of Canada, the IAEA conducted a two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission.
Minister Valcourt announces appointment of Chairperson and President of Polar Knowledge Canada
July 31, 2015 - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced the appointments of the Chair and President of Polar Knowledge Canada on July 28, 2015.
Government of Canada establishes centre for food virology
July 23, 2015 - Today, the Government of Canada announced the establishment of the Food Virology National Reference Centre at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) laboratory in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. This CFIA reference centre will enhance Canada's ability to effectively detect viral contaminants in food, such as noroviruses and hepatitis A.
Government of Canada Supports Enhanced Tools for Natural Disaster and Public Health Emergency Response
July 17, 2015 - New federal investments to provide support for new tools and knowledge to address natural disasters and public health emergencies throughout Canada
Governments of Canada and Manitoba invest in building state-of-the-art Churchill Marine Observatory
July 6, 2015 – Today, Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Manitoba, and Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger visited Churchill to announce an investment of $22.1 million to build a highly innovative research facility to be located in the Port of Churchill, Canada's only Arctic deepwater port.
Minister Fantino announces five projects to enhance tools and knowledge for first responders
June 26, 2015 - Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino announced five innovative new projects that will support local first responders – notably firefighters and paramedics - across Canada.
World Oceans Day
On June 8th, World Oceans Day is celebrated across the globe to recognize the importance of the world’s oceans and the efforts to improve our oceans’ health.
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