Once one of the most respected scientific institutions in the world, responsible for inventions like canola oil and the meningitis vaccine, the NRC’s peer-reviewed publications plummeted from 1,991 in 2006 to just 436 in 2012, while the production of new patents dropped from 53 in 2006 to a mere three in 2012.
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But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.