Taxing times at a temple of science, NRC at another crossroads
The NRC is in the crosshairs of a political battle over its mandate.
The sign at the National Research Council headquarters in Ottawa. Ultimately, what the 1964 Mackenzie report serves to remind us is that getting the right people together with the right receptor at the right time with the right conviction can be more critical to any success than ideal org charts, vision-less policy, and weak leadership, writes Paul Dufour. Photograph courtesy of Peregrine981