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Circulatory and Respiratory Health

Circulatory and respiratory health in Canada

Open Access Government looks into the current research priorities and initiatives of Canada’s Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH).
suicide prevention

Suicide prevention: A complex issue for the Canadian Government

In this mental health focus - we thoughtfully consider suicide prevention - a complex issue for the Canadian Government.
cancer care

Advancements in Canada’s cancer care require strong government action

Here, Andrea Seale CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, discusses the recently elected government’s commitments to support Canadians with cancer.
R&D collaboration

Canada announces new R&D collaboration with EU

The Canadian Government has launched a C$50 million fund to boost R&D collaboration with the European Union.

Canada: Promoting social science and humanities research

Promoting social science and humanities research in universities and colleges across Canada is charted here by Open Access Government.
climate change policy, jonathan wilkinson

Canada: The priorities for climate change policy

Here, Jonathan Miles discusses the climate change policy priorities of recently appointed Minister of Environment and Climate Change in Canada, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson.
Funding health research

Funding health research: The Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The role of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, when it comes to funding health research in Canada, is explored here, including a look at the work of the Human Development, Child and Youth Health division within that.
taking action

Canada: Reducing emissions and taking action on climate change

Patricia Fuller, Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change, explains how Canada is taking action to reduce emissions and tackle climate change.
knowledge of space

Advancing the knowledge of space through science

The work of The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in advancing the knowledge of space, through science and using its discoveries to benefit Canadians and all of humanity, is detailed here
Ageing

The role of research in Canada for the future of ageing

Dr Yves Joanette, Scientific Director at the CIHR Institute of Aging explores how Canada’s researchers are meeting the needs of an ageing population, now and in the future
Canadian Universities

Respectful Relations: Enacting Reconciliation in Canadian Universities

Dr Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair at the Department of Child and Youth Studies within Brock University provides a very detailed perspective on enacting reconciliation in Canadian universities
Diabetes epidemic

Why Canada urgently needs a national strategy to tackle the diabetes epidemic

Kimberley Hanson, Director of Federal Affairs at Diabetes Canada argues that the country urgently needs a national strategy to tackle the diabetes epidemic
Brock University

Reconciliation in Higher Education Contexts: Tensions and Challenges

Universities and colleges are struggling to understand reconciliation, the calls to action and recognising issues with the very structures of the institutions. Dawn Zinga of Brock University discusses further.
defence and security

UK seeks co-operation with Canada over trade opportunities in defence and security sectors

Leading technology companies in the UK showcased their products and services for land-based naval and aerospace use at CANSEC 2018 - Canada's largest defence industry event - in the hopes of securing industrial cooperation and joint ventures with Canadian companies
Indigenous peoples

Canadian education and Indigenous peoples

Vice President of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Dwayne Donald shares his expert perspective on Canadian education and research on Indigenous peoples
clean growth

Canada’s plan to reduce carbon emissions and strengthen their clean growth economy

Minister of Environment and Climate Change in Canada, Catherine McKenna details the country’s plan to reduce carbon emissions and strengthen their clean growth economy
exchange-traded fund

Canada approves first blockchain exchange-traded fund

Canada’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) is set to launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange next week as the price of bitcoin continues to fall The independent Canadian investment management company filed the paperwork for its Blockchain Technologies ETF in January, as it seeks to provide Canadian investors an opportunity to...
foundations of education

Reinforcing the foundations in Canadian teacher education

Both the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education and Canadian History of Education Association examine the fundamentals of teacher education in the country today The foundations of education, usually including the fields of educational history, philosophy and sociology, have held a central place in most teacher education programmes in Canadian...

The Oceans Protection Plan is transforming marine safety in Canada

Canada’s Minister of Transport, The Honourable Marc Garneau explores the Oceans Protection Plan and how this is transforming marine safety in Canada today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement in November 2016 of the $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan marked the largest ever investment to improve marine safety and protect Canada’s...
Bilingualism in Canada

Green jobs, bilingualism, and youth: A winning combination

A group of experts from Fédération de la jeunesse Canadienne-française lift the lid on English and French linguistic minorities and bilingualism in Canada

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