As the federal government contemplates a considered course on fundamental science and the Council of Canadian Academies reboots another assessment of the state of science, technology, and innovation in Canada, it is worth remembering why we do these exercises. The reasons can be numerous: to improve global prestige, enhance culture, develop excellence, achieve breakthroughs, strengthen economic returns, manage security, deploy bright talent, deepen learning; or simply send signals that knowledge matters in a democratic society. Of course, there
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