Kirsty Duncan

It’s time for a bold new vision for Canadian fundamental science

Opinion: Much of the Naylor report discussion has focussed on funding. But Canada also needs to overhaul its fundamental research enterprise

Commander Spock, report to the PMO

The Trudeau government is announcing its new science advisor Tuesday, but scientists have a question: What’s the point?

Why Canadian scientists aren’t happy

The Liberal government’s latest science policy is a backwards factory for producing white elephants

The Liberals are getting in their own way on gender equality in science

A lack of gender equality in science is holding Canada back. When will the government take real action?

Canada’s science minister speaks out on women in STEM

Kirsty Duncan is considering quotas to ensure women land top research posts. Is the Trudeau government on board?

Kirsty Duncan takes the 60-Second Challenge

On the sidelines of the last Liberal Party convention, Kirsty Duncan took the 60-Second Challenge. One highlight: “How do you like your steak? Vegetarian.”

Why Ottawa should resist the urge to be helpful

‘Real change’ doesn’t happen overnight—or without the necessary funds

Why MS scientists are taking aim at Canada’s new science minister

Anne Kingston on how the criticism levelled at Kirsty Duncan over a controversial MS treatment is surprisingly unscientific

‘Because it’s 2015’: A recalibration of power for women in cabinet

Justin Trudeau led an equal number of men and women up the driveway to Rideau Hall. That short walk took 147 years.

Photo Gallery: The Speaker’s Robbie Burns Dinner

Mitchel Raphael takes in the Speaker’s second annual celebration of the Scottish bard

Photo Gallery: A Very Liberal Xmas

Photos by Mitchel Raphael

Voting on Bill C-45: So much standing, sitting and signing of Christmas cards

Aaron Wherry’s formerly live blog from a long night in the House