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Canada’s New Statistics Act

By Wayne Smith,  January 14, 2018 On December 12th, 2017, the government’s bill to amend the Statistics Act (C-36) received Royal Assent and became law, having moved

From Dan Weaver’s blog – PEARL’s bridge to where?

  This is a repost of Dan Weaver's blog with his permission. PEARL is saved! For the moment,

Testimony re Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Statistics Act

INDU Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology Meeting No. 56 Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 8

Caught in the ‘Iron Cage of Bureaucracy’: Why I Resigned as Chief Statistician of Canada

  By Wayne Smith, Nov 2 2016 In 2011, Statistics Canada was put into an ‘iron cage of bureaucracy’,[1] severely hampering its capac

FREEING CHARITIES: LEGISLATIVE REFORM IS THE ONLY PATH FORWARD

By Tim Gray, Executive Director environmental defence, Oct 21 2016

Charities in Canada play a critical role. Canadians look to environmental, health, international

Citizen Science through the Internet

by Geraldine Lindley, August 2016 I have had a busy time as a citizen scientist lately - counting penguin

Why Whistleblowers need Protection

by Sue Kralik, Secretary of ORK     June 3, 2016     The muzzling of public scientists during the Harper years should serve as a cautiona

The Conflict of Interest Movement in Medicine. Part 2: Influence and Education

The Conflict of Interest Movement in Medicine. Part 2: Influence and Education A Conversation between Harriet Rosenberg and Adrien

The Conflict of Interest Movement in Medicine, Part 1: A Conversation between Harriet Rosenberg and Adrienne Shnier

By Harriet Rosenberg and Adrienne Shnier May 9th 2016 Part 1: Weak Policies and Ghostly Authorship This blog is presented in interview form and is an amalgamation of an i

Transparency and access to publications: The question of (useable and useful) knowledge

by: Jim Deutsch May 5th 2016 Science (from the Latin scientia,