While the Liberals produced the largest-ever one-time investment for scientific research in a federal budget, they didn't fulfill all of the recommendations of the Naylor report.
A researcher working benchside at Spartan Bioscience Inc. in Ottawa in September 2017. Scientists across the board applauded the Liberal government's commitments to research in the 2018 budget. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The 2018 federal budget gave new hope to Canadian scientists, but they knew their job as advocates wasn’t done.
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