Researchers Speak Out

Across Canada, researchers and academics from the social sciences, to environmental studies, to public health and everywhere in between are calling upon the Government of Canada to Get Science Right.

Professor Thomas Duck, Dalhousie University, on the dangers to high arctic research and threats to science in Canada

The work of Canadian researchers is being hampered by short-sighted government policy that provides inadequate funding, directs resources away from ground-breaking basic research, and blocks the communication of critical scientific knowledge.

Dr. Brenda Austin-Smith of the University of Manitoba advocates for increased funding for critical work in the social sciences and humanities.