SPE Thursday 1st Oct, 2020.


Here are topics this week in Science policy news:


National:


Health Canada approves rapid coronavirus test after feds put 7.9M on order


Federal agreement for Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve finalized with Yellowknives Dene First Nation


Latest COVID-19 research investment supports knowledge exchange on social, cultural and economic impact of COVID-19


Treatment of Indigenous woman in Quebec hospital puts focus on systemic racism


Government of Canada highlights support for safer drug supply projects in Ontario


How Canadian colleges rose to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic



International:


Climate policy gets rare notice in chaotic presidential debate


‘Provocative results’ boost hopes of antibody treatment for COVID-19


Academia needs a reality check : Life is not back to normal


Opinion: The Politics of Science and Racism



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


National:


Policy Advisor, Gender and Climate - contract position - Oxfam


Planning and Policy Analyst - Industrial research assistance program - Calgary

Manager - Climate Action, Natural Systems & Biodiversity - District of North Vancouver


International:


UN Women: Policy Specialist – Human Rights - UNDP


Research Associate, Women and Foreign Policy - Council on Foreign Relations

Events:


SPE Forum: Healthy Aging in Canada, Lessons & perspectives from COVID-19


National Science policy Symposium 2020


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


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