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Government of Canada announces major investments in scientific research to protect Canadian waters from oil spills

March 18, 2019 Boston, Massachusetts – Keeping our oceans and coastal areas clean, safe and healthy for current and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why we are making significant investments, under the Oceans Protection Plan, to help protect Canadian coasts and waterways from oil spills. Today, on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201920 Views

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CIHR invests in future research leaders in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health and highlights innovative and impactful knowledge translation initiative

March 11, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The foundation for good health begins at the earliest stages of life. It starts with the reproductive health of parents and then continues throughout pregnancy, childbirth, and into the early years of life. This period is associated with numerous health challenges for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 201929 Views

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Government of Canada announces significant investments in scientific research to protect Canada’s endangered whales

March 08, 2019 Vancouver, B.C. -Canada’s whales are iconic and breathtaking animals that are a vital part of our marine ecosystems. They are treasured by Canadians, hold significant cultural value for Indigenous and coastal communities, and boost local economies that rely on tourism. The Government of Canada is committed both to conserving whales and to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 201933 Views

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UVIC: Methane-snacking crabs suggest hedge against climate change

>February 26, 2019 Tanner crabs observed feasting at a bubbling methane seep on the deep seafloor in the northeast Pacific Ocean may be developing a way to adapt to climate change, says a marine ecologist from the University of Victoria whose work with Oregon-based researchers establishes for the first time that a commercially-harvested species is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201939 Views

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PRV Virus poses minimal risk to Fraser River sockeye salmon

“Unfortunately, some Canadian government non-medical researchers alike with US and Canadian activists are attempting to make this largely innocuous virus the scourge of the seven seas.” By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews WireService.ca Media Release (02/08/2019) – A Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) science panel has concluded that the Piscine Orthoreovirus (PRV) poses minimal risk to Fraser […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 201939 Views

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Royal Roads U: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development grants announced

January 30, 2019 The grants, which total more than $240,000, were awarded through SSHRC’s Insight Program. This program aims “to build knowledge and understanding about people, societies and the world by supporting research excellence.” Assist. Prof. Runa Das, Insight Development Grant to study energy poverty in Canada College of Interdisciplinary Studies Assist. Prof. Runa Das […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201934 Views

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HIV/AIDS research, innovation and remaining challenges featured during SFU’s President’s Dream Colloquium

January 22, 2019 This spring, Simon Fraser University’s President’s Dream Colloquium focuses on HIV/AIDS. The seven-part public lecture series, which launched on January 8th, will continue to explore issues in HIV including recent medical research developments, criminalization and HIV disclosure, harm reduction for individuals who inject drugs, and Indigenous and community perspectives. On January 22nd, Zabrina Brumme, director […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201929 Views

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VIU Research Will Inspire Youth to Preserve Culture and Protect Salmon

January 16, 2019 Having the opportunity to go back to her community as a scholar to support the development of programs to preserve her language and culture is exciting to Vancouver Island University (VIU) Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies Professor Dr. Georgina Martin. Martin has been awarded a $50,000 dollar Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Indigenous Research […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201942 Views

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Government of Canada announces investments to monitor Canada’s marine environments and for new science facility

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada January 10, 2019 Victoria, British Columbia – As part of its commitment to ensuring that economic progress and environmental sustainability go hand in hand, the Government of Canada has and will continue to partner with ocean scientists, academics, nongovernmental organizations, coastal communities, Indigenous groups and industry to deepen knowledge of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201941 Views

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RCYBC: Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care

December 11, 2018 Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care is a collaborative photovoice project led by Melanie Doucet, a PhD candidate at the McGill School of Social Work and a former youth in care, alongside eight former youth in care between the ages of 19 and 29 from the Greater Vancouver area. Using […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201855 Views

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