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SPE Thursday 17th Sep, 2020.

Here are the topics this week in Science policy news:


Government of Canada confirms support for 32 community-based projects aimed at improving mental health

Over 160 Energy Efficiency projects set to move ahead for schools in Saskatchewan thanks to carbon pollution pricing proceeds

Government of Canada recruits world-renowned researcher to bridge the gap between AI and Neuroscience

Le Canada investit dans des solutions technologiques propres au Québec

Canada not yet ready to deploy rapid COVID testing devices, says health minister


Eli Lilly reports promising first results for an antibody against COVID-19

Ethical or exploitative—should prisoners participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials?

Pandemic inspires new push to shrink jails and prisons

Un manque de plaisir dans la vérité scientifique

And for some exciting #SciPolJobs, opportunities and local events we have:


Government Relations and Policy Internship (Spring 2021) - Tesla, Toronto

Manager, Global Infrastructure Advisory - KPMG Saskatchewan

Environmental Specialist -WOOD, Oakville

Consultant - Dunsky Energy, Toronto


Director of Development and Communications - SFA, USA

Director of Scientific Affairs - SFA, USA

Government and External Affairs Assitant - Washington Centre for Equitable Growth


Meet SPE: Get your Science ON, Let's talk policy

INGSA Global Week of Dialogue. Science Advice & COVID-19: What are we learning?

Register for CSPC 2020

Keep an eye out for our next week's update in the news section #SPEthursday #ThisWeekinSciPol #SciPolJob

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