It will take more than bureaucratic tinkering or Justin Trudeau's star power to get Canada back to playing a significant role in the world of scientific diplomacy.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan, right, announced medical researcher Mona Nemer, left, as the government's new chief scientist in September, but the government still has a ways to go in improving its international science and technology performance, writes Daryl Copeland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Were the earth to be equipped with a collision warning system, the alarm would almost certainly be clanging incessantly.
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Justice Canada has more recently been using ‘they’ as a singular gender-neutral pronoun on a piecemeal basis, but the gendered nature of the French language requires study, with a review currently underway.
In its first budget in more than two years, Ottawa is also allocating $11-million to help tackle anti-Asian racism in the wake of a pandemic year that has seen a ‘disturbing trend’ of reported incidents.