We must support all universities with better access to research funding so that professors across Canada can train our next generation of innovators and strengthen our communities.
As the federal government looks to elevate our innovation capacity and increase the proportion of Canadians with university diplomas, Canada must better leverage the research and training contribution of all its universities. Photograph courtesy of Nathalie St-Pierre of UQAM
A strong innovation culture is the foundation of successful modern societies driving our economic growth and our standard of living.
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Climate change played a prominent role in the Speech from the Throne last week, as Governor General Julie Payette says the government's promise to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 is 'ambitious, but necessary.'
Andrew Scheer ‘needs to demonstrate very quickly that he can garner the overwhelming backing of the party to move forward, or for the good of the party, he should step down,’ a Conservative MP told The Hill Times.
The leaders of the Senate agreed to give the upstart Canadian Senators Group cash to operate in the coming months, but were divided over floating the Progressive Senate Group after it lost official status.
'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'