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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Apologizing for 'tensions' that became public over the last months, Julie Payette said that 'we all experience things differently, but we should always strive to do better, and be attentive to one another’s perceptions.'
He faced potential expulsion last year during the leadership race over comments he made that appeared to question whether chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, who is of Asian descent, was a pawn of China.
'I hope that intelligence and security officials in Canada learned after what they saw in the U.S. and can make sure something like that does not happen here,' says Ottawa-turned-Washington correspondent Richard Madan.