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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – August 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Webinar: Women’s Organizations and Climate Finance: Engaging in Processes and Accessing Resources – To learn more about the information in this report – Women’s Organizations and Climate Finance: Engaging in Processes and Accessing Resources […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – July 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Breaking systemic barriers to women’s participation in science – This call for research proposals aims to identify and address systemic barriers that stand in the way of greater participation by women and other underrepresented […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – June 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Sustainable Development Goals Funding Program – In 2015, Canada and all other United Nations Member States, committed to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which set 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to eliminate […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – May 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Trees and People: Resilience in a Changing Climate – John G. Bene Fellowship 2019 – Make a difference in the face of climate change by conducting research on the relationship between forest resources and […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – April 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Summer internship for Indigenous peoples in Genomics Canada (SING Canada) – This year’s Summer internship for Indigenous peoples in Genomics Canada (SING Canada) will take place from 14 July – 20 July 2019 at […]

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AIC reacts to Budget 2019

A number of positive measures for agri-food research and agri-food in general were included in Budget 2019.  Some of these measures will support agri-food research. Key measures include the creation of a new Strategic Science Fund, expansion of the SR&ED program ($395 million over five years), an allocation of $100 million to the Strategic Innovation […]

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AIC calls on government to lead on agri-food public trust issue

At today’s appearance in the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Agri-food Innovation Council (AIC) Chief Executive Officer, Serge Buy, called on the federal government to take on a more active leadership role in the pursuit of a greater sense of public trust in agri-food. Discussing the importance to have effective, […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – March 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology – Various events are planned around the country in March, including the following. Sat. March 2 2019. https://ubcywfs.wordpress.com/ Vancouver First annual UBC Women and STEM Conference […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – February 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: PIPSC Research Officer – Women and Science – The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, a national union representing some 61,000 professionals and scientists throughout Canada, requires a Research Officer for a […]

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AIC Advocacy: Report from the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food recently undertook a study, “Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector that can support Canadian Exports.” AIC participated in this study in May 2018. The Committee’s report was released today, and includes 23 recommendations:   Recommendation 1—Reducing the carbon footprint of […]

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