Canada built world-leading research institutes—now it’s letting them collapse
Finding solutions for humanity’s most-pressing issues, such as mitigating the effects of climate change or preventing future pandemics, will require decades of concerted effort.
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne speaks with reporters before the Liberal cabinet meeting in West Block on March 9. Existing Canada First Research Excellence Fund centres should be fiercely evaluated and, if they meet the mark, they should be given a second act, writes Alannah Hallas. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade