Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Mayday, Mayday, Mayday” for Ethics at CIHR

Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie issue a Mayday call to Parliament with respect to ethics at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

The Logical Slippery Slope is Neither Slippery Nor Logical

Reuven Brandt questions the inevitability of slip sliding from physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia to non-voluntary euthanasia.

End of Life Care in Quebec: It’s a New Dawn

Jocelyn Downie clarifies the final draft of Bill 52 as Quebec legislators prepare to vote.

Science Policy Based On Ideology Is Damaging Our Future

James L. Turk calls on Canadians to publicly support Get Science Right – a campaign to reverse the damage being done by the federal government’s misguided science policy.

Science Does Not Trump Politics

Kelly Holloway argues that science is political and we would do well to recognize this in debating Canadian science policy.