TITLE

Pack your bags and beat it

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/11/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 6, p674
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the reaction of Arthur Carty in the removal of the National Science Advisor position. Relative to this, Carty is said to be retiring in "dismay" that Canadians will be losing a mechanism for rendering credible, independent nonpartisan scientific advice when he leaves the post on March 31, 2008. In October 2007, Carty was informed that the 4-year-old office of the National Science Advisor would be terminated in favor of the Technology and Innovation Council, which is chaired by University of Ottawa Professor of Chemistry and former president of the Royal Society of Canda Howard Alper.
ACCESSION #
31175153

 

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