We missed his op-ed of March 17th in the Globe & Mail. He starts by echo-ing our letter sent to the PM a day earlier.
U.S. President Barack Obama has appointed a Nobel Prize-winning physicist to his cabinet and promised, in his inaugural address, to “restore science to its rightful place.” He has also identified science, technology and innovation as essential to the attainment of clean energy and economic recovery – all of which has sparked a wave of optimism in America’s scientific community.
In Canada, by contrast, there is widespread disappointment among scientists and researchers that their sector does not appear to figure prominently in Ottawa’s recovery plans…..
His suggestions follow and front-line researchers will be invited…