Agreement with Cree communities could set precedent for research

Indigenous people retain majority of intellectual property rights over research findings stemming from their traditional knowledge of local medicinal plants. Stanley George, newly elected Chief of Whapmagoostui, a small Cree […]

Time Bombs

The documentary “Time Bombs,” recently received the awards of “Best documentary” from the New York International Independent Film and Video festival and “Best documentary” from the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. […]

Joint Canadian-Chinese research partnerships starting to flourish

As China updates its research protocols and Western scientists gain access to huge populations for genetics research, such partnerships are way of the future. Barely off the plane from China, […]

Le bâillon imposé aux chercheurs fédéraux canadiens fait les gros titres dans le monde entier

Les problèmes éprouvés par les rédacteurs scientifiques canadiens dénoncés lors du congrès de l’AAAS. Les participants au congrès annuel de l’Association américaine pour l’avancement de la science (AAAS) ont eu […]

Muzzling of Canadian federal scientists makes international headlines

AAAS session documents problems for Canadian science writers. Attendees at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science heard from reporters that the Canadian federal government […]