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Media Release: Agricultural Institute of Canada Recognizes National Public Service Week

Ottawa, ON – June 15, 2015 – As National Public Service Week is upon us, the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) is pleased to recognize the hard work done by public servants to support agricultural research in Canada. Every day, Canada?s agricultural industry benefits from the work undertaken by the thousands of public servants, at […]

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PM Announces Public Service Changes

On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015, the Prime Minister’s office announced that Dr. Siddika Mithani, Assistant Deputy Minister in charge of the Science and Techonology Branch of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), was posted to Environment Canada as the Associate Deputy Minister. We were later informed that Dr. Gilles Saindon takes over as the Interim Assistant […]

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Happy New Year from AIC!

The Agricultural Instiute of Canada wishes everyone a Happy New Year. As Canada is about to make choices in 2015, it is increasingly important to understand what is happening in our agricultural sector as well as the way agricultural research is being promoted, funded and managed in our country. AIC will continue to be an […]

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Media Release: Counterproductive gag on scientists hurts Canada’s reputation

Ottawa, ON – The Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) is concerned about what a report produced by Simon Fraser University and Evidence for Democracy has revealed. The report alleges that scientists that work for the federal government are not able to speak freely about their work. “Trying to stop discussions on topics like climate change […]

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