This op-ed was published in RE$EARCH MONEY on December 21, 2015.
Jean-Marc Mangin, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
We've now had nearly two months to watch a new national government find its feet and flesh out its major science policies. While there have been some important and welcome announcements, we should be careful to address potential blind spots—particularly relating to the human-focused research—that could seriously limit future innovation and prosperity in Canada if ignored.
We have heard how our new government is fulfilling its commitment to restore the long-form census — arguably the single greatest contribution the new...