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SPE Thursday 9th July, 2020.

Here are the topics this week in science policy news:


The Government of Canada publishes final regulations on changes to federal labour standards for work-integrated learning

Federal government, WE Charity agree to part ways on summer student grant program

Minister of finance on $343B deficit, post-pandemic recovery

Les Fonds de recherche du Québec adhèrent à la Déclaration de San Francisco sur l’évaluation de la recherche

Québec suspend ses publicités sur Facebook pour un mois


House panels use “emergency” to boost NIH, DOE science budgets

‘Disturbing and cruel.’ Universities blast new visa rule for international students

Science Policy Fellowship Has Durable Impact, Independent Evaluation Shows

Operation Warp Speed’s opaque choices of COVID-19 vaccines draw Senate scrutiny

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


Analyst, Policy and planning, CFI Ottawa

Government relations and policy analyst - Healthcarecan

Public policy researcher - Gatineau - (Part-time/ from home)


Program Officer - Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences


Senior Program Officer, DMPK, Drug Discovery, Global Health - Gates Foundation


CSPC Webinar by John Hepburn : Driving innovative solutions for economic recovery during and post COVID-19 - 13th July

CSPC Panel : Lifting the curtain on CanCOGeN - July 21st

Survery: Impact of COVID-19 on Graduate Students in Canada TSPN

INGSA Virtual Conference on Science Advice and COVID-19

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

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