The continuing saga of the environment in Canada

My last post was about Canadian Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, and her office’s rebuttal to an opinion piece in which I concluded she’s not the best thing that’s happened to the Environment portfolio. Not that there are any Conservatives who would do much better, but her heavily pro-northern development focus and admitted scorn for science…

Canadian science communication takes off

The topics I follow most closely on Twitter are #cdnpoli, #cdnsci, and #scicomm. A lot of news from the first two has been pretty negative lately, and some days I have to stop reading because I just can’t shake my sense of doom at the direction in which our country is headed. The last topic,…

Guest post at CSWA

Health issues have unfortunately kept me from updating this blog as often as I’d like over the last while. However, today I have a guest post on the Canadian Science Writer’s Association blog. Check it out to learn more about CanComm: the Canadian science communication forum, and our science blog network initiative.