Canada’s government needs to think harder about our aging society
The Canadian government has cut away much of its capability to plan for big, long-term problems, unlike its counterpart in the U.K.
Mona Nemer was named the government's new chief scientist back in 2017. She hasn't been given the mandate or the budget to undertake big, forward-looking studies that could help Canada avoid crises down the road, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade