SPE Thursday 8th Oct, 2020.


Here are topics this week in Science policy news:


National:


Prime Minister announces reappointment of Canada’s top scientist


Liberals' 2021 single-use plastic ban includes grocery bags, takeout containers


New commitment to battery-electric vehicle manufacturing in Ontario


Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada


Industry giants commit to transparent reporting of shipping emissions


Government of Canada Launches the Canadian Centre for Energy Information Website



International:


The F.D.A. releases stricter guidelines for vaccine developers after a holdup at the White House.


Amid pandemic, U.S. faculty job openings plummet


FDA’s own documents reveal agency’s lax, slow, and secretive oversight of clinical research


French plan for improving science communication stirs up controversy


Disgraced researchers can still reap drug industry payouts




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


National:


Policy Analyst, Population & Public Health Initiatives - Fraser Health


Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator & Policy analyst - York University


Policy Development Officer - Confronting Anti-Black Racism, Toronto



International:


Research Scientist in Global Health Systems and Policy Research - Harvard University


Health Science Policy Analyst - NIH



Events:


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


Trauma historique, racisme et santé publique


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


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