In a wide-ranging interview, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan talks about the Liberal science legacy, the 2019 budget, equity, and the soon-to-be launched Athena SWAN project.
Kirsty Duncan has been the minister of science since 2015. Before beginning her career as an MP, she served as an associate professor of Health Studies at the University of Toronto. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
With increased diversity, equity, and inclusion, Canadian research improves, says Science Minister Kirsty Duncan.
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.