The Canadian response to Ebola: a new science diplomacy?

By Pascal Lapointe & Karine Morin Policy & Politics subject editors In early August, the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD) announced that Canada would provide $3.6 million dollars to both the World Health Organization (WHO) and Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to help the international Ebola effort. This was not the […]

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Was the Northern Gateway project approval a science-based decision?

By Karine Morin and Pascal Lapointe Science policy and politics subject editors Undoubtedly, the government’s approval on June 17, 2014, of a pipeline to transport oil from Alberta to the coast of British Columbia stands as one of the most important policy decisions of the year. By examining the regulatory framework applied and the review […]

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