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John Bergeron and Kathleen Dickson

Canada has a long history of contributing to the advancement of life-saving discoveries. Photograph courtesy of the National Cancer Institute via Unsplash
Canada has a long history of contributing to the advancement of life-saving discoveries. Photograph courtesy of the National Cancer Institute via Unsplash
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains and federal cabinet ministers are being called on to provide a lifeline to scientists who conduct other critical health research activities amid the pandemic. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains and federal cabinet ministers are being called on to provide a lifeline to scientists who conduct other critical health research activities amid the pandemic. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
In 2013, the then governor general David Johnston urged us to nominate our most talented. By 2014, a new effort to identify Canada’s most talented 'health research leaders' was in place with internationally competitive funding for those selected. Its performance was reviewed in 2018 and this new foundation grant program was recommended for continued support and funding with some changes. However, only one year later, exactly the opposite decision was taken, write John Bergeron and Kathleen Dickson. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
In 2013, the then governor general David Johnston urged us to nominate our most talented. By 2014, a new effort to identify Canada’s most talented 'health research leaders' was in place with internationally competitive funding for those selected. Its performance was reviewed in 2018 and this new foundation grant program was recommended for continued support and funding with some changes. However, only one year later, exactly the opposite decision was taken, write John Bergeron and Kathleen Dickson. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Former University of Toronto president David Naylor, in his final report as chair of the government's advisory council, called for 'major' spending on research-related activities. Photograph courtesy of Caz Zyvatkauskas via Flickr
Former University of Toronto president David Naylor, in his final report as chair of the government's advisory council, called for 'major' spending on research-related activities. Photograph courtesy of Caz Zyvatkauskas via Flickr