Canada needs a senior science and innovation minister

This minister would have the trust and backing of the wider research and business community.

It’s Jimmy: While Canada has had a federal science and research minister or secretary of state since 1971, final decisions about the actual budget for research and innovation remain with the treasury, in this case Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Paul Dufour

PUBLISHED : Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 9:20 PM

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