Price increases and shortages are usually connected. What about pharmaceuticals?

The notorious case of the “Pharma Bro”, Martin Shkreli, who bought an old drug, Daraprim, and quickly raised its price by 50¬†times, caused a considerable…

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My thoughts on the new Chief Science Officer of Canada

I was recently asked to give a talk on my thoughts about the Chief Science Officer position promised by the new Trudeau government’s election platform….

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A Family Friendly House of Commons: Why and what does it mean?

The House Leader of the new Liberal Government, Dominic Leblanc, has said that the House of Commons standing committee on Procedure and House affairs will…

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Congratulations to Art McDonald and Canada’s Solar Neutrino Observatory

With only a few days left as MP for Kingston and the Islands, I would like to recognize today a scientist in my riding of…

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