Canada's Fundamental Science Review

The report of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review was provided by an external panel. Its publication is not subject to Government of Canada Web Standards.

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* Note: minor revisions to the translation were made from the version originally posted on April 10th.


The Panel was pleased to submit its report to the Government of Canada on April 10th 2017.


Photo: David Naylor

This report sets out a multi-year agenda that, if implemented, could transform Canadian research capacity and have enormous long-term impacts across the nation. 

— C. David Naylor, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto (Chair)


Photo: The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science

I am pleased to receive the report from the expert panel on Canada's Fundamental Science Review. I'd like to express my sincere gratitude to the Chair, Dr. David Naylor, the distinguished panellists and the many people who provided thought-provoking input during the panel's public consultations and roundtables. 

— The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science




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