Canadian government

A commentary argues against overturning Canada's anti-genetic discrimination law, CBC News reports.

Speak, Speak

In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Canadian government is asking for the constitutionality of the country's new anti-genetic discrimination law to be assessed, Bloomberg BNA reports.

An independent review panel calls on the Canadian government to increase its science funding by a billion dollars, according to Nature News.

Staying Even

Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.

Canadian lawmakers pass a genetic non-discrimination bill, CBC News reports.

Canadian lawmakers are to vote tomorrow on the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, the Canadian Press reports.

Can Chat Whenever

Canadian government researchers get a clause in their contract that gives them the right to talk about their work with the public, ScienceInsider reports.

The funding will support projects involving the use of genomic technologies to improve human health and agriculture, as well as to address key environmental challenges.

CVs at the Ready

Canada begins its search for a chief government science advisor, Nature News reports.

Pages

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.