The Royal Society of Canada Issues a Position Paper on Strengthening Government by Strengthening Scientific Advice

The Royal Society of Canada has published the second in a series of position papers intended to serve as constructive additions to policy conversations about research and scholarship in Canada. The paper is entitled Strengthening Government by Strengthening Scientific Advice: Fully realizing the value of science to Canadian society.

The Position Paper is available here, and includes the sections: Why is scientific advice essential? How would a chief scientific advisor strengthen government? and How the academies can help.