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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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.